Space Exploration Dbq

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From the early ages, Space and the concept of Space Exploration has retained a notion of mystique and intrigue ever since the first astrologists gazed up at the stars. With the launch of Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong became the first person to ever step on the moon. Many years of struggle as well as many lives being lost has only led to greater discoveries but the sacrifices that were made will always be mourned and remembered. And despite the risks, the notion of space travel has led us to many different discoveries and truths about the galaxy. The aims of the space program today should be centered around obtaining the brightest of mankind, to get them involved, provide safety, and continue to fulfill the treaty which “bans the use of placing…show more content…
(Source A)“I do not say that we should or will go unprotected against the hostile misuse of space any more than we go unprotected against the hostile use of land or sea, but I do say that space can be explored and mastered without feeding the fires of war...” Space exploration can answer many questions we have about the universe. The advances we make should we pursue it make it a necessity to avoid wars and conflict in the world, and bring harmony to our people. As the proverb states “what you give out to the universe, the universe gives back” further emphasizing the point made about what path our species will go. The more we learn about space, the more flaws and mysteries we know about the universe and allow us to better develop our civilization and our…show more content…
It is the natural evolution of science to want to go forth into the stars as we have documented all we can here. As mentioned in Source E, “Even if you don't end up working in space, what you learn about math and science and all the rest of the subjects you study will help you for the rest of your life. So, do your best. Make America proud. Help achieve a lift-off to learning.“ George Bush implicitly believes that even if our project of space exploration fails, the things we could learn from trying can change the world for the better, as what we learn from the attempt could benefit us
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