The Space Of Space Exploration Essay

1632 Words Mar 18th, 2016 7 Pages
Did you know that the government will no longer fund space exploration, but will pay almost a million dollars on soccer fields for inmates? (“Mr.Conversation”). Since the beginning of time humans have stared at the stars and questioned, what would it be like to explore them? After thousands of years people have left our planet and explored the neverending void of space, expanding knowledge of the universe. Now after moon explorations, and rovers sent to other planets the government has decided to stop funding NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and now space exploration is swiftly coming to a close. Space exploration is important because, while planet Earth is becoming more hostile, the human race must find a way to survive, and the best way to do that is to explore space and colonize a future planet.
Since the creation of NASA in 1958, they have done many great things, and because of their help the U.S won the space race in 1969 (“NASA”). With their help a huge threat has been realized, Earth has become a more deadly planet. This is caused by a huge overconsumption of natural resources by the human race. The Ozone is depleting, more storms are arising, and it is too late to do anything about this. There is one hope for the human race, space colonization. There are reports of eight new planets that could potentially hold human life (“Wall”). While thousands of scientists sit wanting to solve the problem with their race going extinct, the government will…

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