Pros and cons of space exploration


  • The survival of humanity is extremely important because we won't be on this planet forever.
  • We can know much more about where we came from and where we are going
  • We can finally know if there is life on other planets
  • We can populate other planets with humans therefore increase the amount of humans in the universe by a massive amount
  • There could be valuable minerals on asteroids and planets


  • Extremely expensive
  • The space crafts might not work and cause casualties
  • If there is life they might not be friendly
  • Lost in space
  • We could ruin planets
  • We could become corrupt with power taking over every planet/settlement