Space Exploration Should Be Abolished

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A lot of people may say that space exploration should be abolished because it is a waste of money, but think of how much we have advanced in our knowledge of space. This has to be known because some of the planets and moons we have discovered are suitable for us to live on when we move from Earth, so it is essential that man knows about space and we constantly have to keep updating and developing our knowledge. "I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet. But I'm an optimist. We will reach out to the stars." Stephen Hawking. This is very important because our human race is vulnerable to the effects of space and if we do not move, according to Stephen Hawking, man will not survive. "The Earth is just too small and fragile a basket for the human race to keep all its eggs in." Robert Heinlein. It is a fact that the world is continuously growing and we must move; resources are abating, but the population is still growing. The world population is the total number of living humans on Earth at a given time. As of 21 January 2010, the Earth's population is estimated by the United States Census Bureau to be 6 797 700 000. The world population has been growing continuously since the end of the Black Death around 1400. The fastest rates of world population growth were seen quickly during the 1950s then for a longer period during the 1960s and 1970s (see graph). World births have levelled off at about 134 million per year, since their peak at 163 million in the late 1990s, and are expected to remain constant. However, deaths are only around 57 million per year. Because births outnumber deaths, the world's population is expected to reach 9 billion in 2040. Space exploration benefits are various and they have contributed substantially to expand the human frontiers of science. The most important of all the benefits of space exploration is that it provided...
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