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You have a nice essay in its conception, and you reach a clear conclusion.
Let's smooth it over a little.
Is it essential that the nations of the world increase spending on space exploration?
It is undeniable that space science development and the aerospace industry generally has been targeted for expansion in many developing countries
[name several here...] but also the target for increased funding in underdeveloped countries [name several here].
In my point of view, the buildup in space programs has been endorsed by companies which specialize in space technology, and it may be that it is overdone, or unnecessary.
First of all, space programs need (or require) a huge (or massive) budget which was drains the tax base. Once rockets, satellites, or space exploration vehicles have been put into space, we are assuming the risk of maintaining and repairing these expensive ventures to get the full benefit of data gathering from them. Futhermore, any necessity to recover such technological wonders and re-use them will add to the cost (or expenditure).
Secondly, is it justifiable to endure the expense of space programs when they do not directly improve the lives of people on the earth?
Could the money be more advantageously spent on other social projects
(or endeavors) such as, poverty programs, which would directly affect the wellbeing of humans (or the citizenry). But there is no evidence that space programs can provide a greater benefit to the populace than Health Care Programs or Education Programs. Admittedly, the space programs make our life colourfull by the introduction of massive amounts of scientific information (or data) about other planets or galaxies or the Cosmos in general. (No specific data on UFO's. Possibly better to disregard the subject unless you have factual data.)
Yet, it is the wrong belief in (or the errant presumption about)
unforseen good results (or benefits to the citizenry) , when equal investment in social projects can produce specific and substantial benefits. Last but not least, if the governments were spending less money on projects to carry forward space programs (or exploration), both the space programs and the Social Programs with combine to bankrupt some countries, because the more developed a space program is, the more funding it requires to maintain ongoing programs. . Therefore, it is not essential to boost space program funding, unless countries intend to sacrifice other social programs on its behalf.
Nicely written essay. Clear reasoning.
Remember to cite facts. Offer more than feelings on a subject.
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