On The Subject of Space Exploration:
Space exploration is affording us a window into the universe. Governments are spending a lot of money on the research and construction of space vehicles and instruments. Some people argue that the money is wasted and we should concentrate more on the problems in our societies like hunger and poverty. Others point to the failures and the enormous waste of space exploration. Still others claim we will doubtfully benefit from exploring the Cosmos besides a small increase in our understanding and knowledge. Supporters of space exploration argue against the above views and show that learning more about our surrounding neighborhood in space will afford countless benefits for our future and very survival. They may point to the fact that expenses in space exploration are far less than that spent on military and other areas. We hope to explore a few of the issues surrounding the controversy on space exploration by presenting two opinions here.