What a great question! IMHO, the entire space program is a waste of money. This belief is not limited to the US program, either. With the amount of poverty here on Earth, I fail to see how anyone can seriously justify the ridiculous budgets involved in sending missions to space.
While I love human kind's advancing scientific knowledge and ability, I do agree with what you seem to be feeling - that there are tons of things right here at home we'd probably do better to invest our energy into.
I feel we need both, even if we found a way to get along and have peace we have already done so much damage to this planet. And the damage we do gets worst every year.
by PR Morgan 3 years ago
Do you think that humans will one day inhabit another planet? And if so, which one?
by The Jet 7 years ago
We reached the moon...why not Mars? Or one of the moons of Jupiter that -- I heard -- that could support life. Is there no money for serious research on how to build a ship that can reach past the moon...? With all the technology advancing for phones and computers and so on -- why can't we explore...
by Lee John 3 years ago
I think it's a step to far, It even scares me and i am not going! The through of going to a different planet HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of miles away (WITH NO RETURN) its a death sentence! We aren't made to go to different planets! These people will NEVER be able to return, so they say bye to there...
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