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Is the money spent on space exploration worth the investment?

Poll Results: 1,068 votes

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Darren Woolsey
Thursday April 16, 2015, 12:32 AM

If we can afford to spend billions on space travel, we can afford to feed and cloth the poor and destitute.

Jo S.
Friday April 3, 2015, 5:35 PM

I believe yes.

Dimitris Dallis
Thursday April 2, 2015, 9:46 AM

Sorry, I don't have time. I need just the points :)
Thank you :)

M.N. J.
Wednesday December 24, 2014, 1:45 PM


We have reaped many benefits from our space program. As with all scientific "exploration" we never know how the knowledge gained will help us until we gain it.

Aaron Bouchard
Sunday November 30, 2014, 1:17 PM


John B.
Tuesday September 30, 2014, 3:22 AM


Magdalena J.
Sunday September 28, 2014, 12:55 AM

Not sure.

Saturday September 6, 2014, 9:33 AM

still doing my part to spread the word that Care2 has said they'll discontinue polls; no effective date given

Sue H.
Friday July 18, 2014, 7:58 PM

Yes indeed, considering how rapidly we are destroy our present habitat.

Heidi Aubrey
Sunday June 29, 2014, 7:37 PM

Yes! It is imperative to our survival as a species.

The sun will die in a bout 4.5 billion yrs. This is about how old the Earth is now.

However, there is a very good chance we will cause our own extinction long before this.

The Hubble Telescope has been a wondrous boon to Astronomy.

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