We plan vacations to tourist spots nearby; we plan to spend holidays to faraway lands. But how would it feel if we could plan a vacation to Mars? How would it be to plan a holiday to some 'tourist destination' in space? Won't it be exciting? Definitely, yes! Although it sounds unbelievable, it has the potential of becoming a reality. The dream once dreaded is seen with thrill today. It is on its way of turning true if we succeed in exploring space. Astronomers and space researchers have already started taking efforts in this direction. They have begun exploring space. Nations have sponsored manned and unmanned space flights to destinations unexplored in view of making the 'impossibles', possible. But is space exploration really a rosy picture? Or do some dark clouds shadow it? Let us look at the pros and cons of space exploration.
Pros of Space Exploration
Space exploration has the potential of discovering the yet undiscovered facts about space. It has a great potential of resolving mysteries that surround the outer space. It may bring about a dramatic change to our lives.
Through the exploration of space, we may find new minerals, new precious materials. We may end up finding new human-like species in the outer space. We may find new living beings that are better developed and better evolved than we are. Exploring space may lead us to the discovery of an all-new world. An unexpected progress and advancement that the living beings in space might have made, may take us by surprise.
Space exploration whets the human appetite for adventure. There are many brave souls around the world who wish to take risks in life. They love adventure, they love accepting challenges, and they love making the impossibilities possible. Space exploration satisfies this human desire of adventure.
Cons of Space Exploration
One of the most important cons of space exploration is the money spent in the research. The money that is...