Pros and cons of space exploration

The expensive quest in our stars

Pros

  • Discovering new planets
  • Discovering new stars
  • Discovering new solar systems
  • Discovering new material (i.e. moon rock)
  • Discovering meteor paths and possibly ways to prevent them from colliding with earth
  • Possibly discovering new species

Cons

  • The us has spent over 20 billion dollars on space exploration
  • Picking up some disease
  • Accidentally finding some weird alien race
  • The us spends a large amount of its funds on space exploration that could be spent on maybe curing diseases, or stoping shootings