View Poll Results: How Important is Space Exploration as a National Interest?

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  • Very, we should be sending men back to the moon, to Mars, and beyond

    48 68.57%
  • Somewhat, but we should stick to sending probes

    4 5.71%
  • Not very important now, maybe in the future

    11 15.71%
  • Not at all, it's a distraction and a waste of money

    10 14.29%
  • Space is boring.

    0 0%
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Thread: How Important is Space Exploration as a National Interest?

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    Re: How Important is Space Exploration as a National Interest?

    Quote Originally Posted by Graffias View Post
    Why explore space when 70% of Earth's oceans remain unexplored?
    James Cameron? Is that you?

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    Re: How Important is Space Exploration as a National Interest?

    I would say it is very important.

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    Re: How Important is Space Exploration as a National Interest?

    Quote Originally Posted by AngryOldGuy View Post
    jonny that's a buncha Zinc

    until 1982, when the composition was changed to 97.5 percent zinc and 2.5 percent copper (copper-plated zinc)
    So what?

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    Re: How Important is Space Exploration as a National Interest?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    I wasn't thinking about anything that far off.

    If only the Russians have Access to space we can't expect that our satellites or any of our other space junk will be serviced or taken care of like they should. If Russia decides we are back in a cold war, they can even knock our satellites out of orbit and that would be a disaster to the country.
    We will still have the Air Force. No one suggested with doing away with a military space program.

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