Monday, June 24, 2013


Mankind has always been interested in space and wondred about their place in it. In the past, they worshiped heavenly bodies then as knowledge about space grew, they tried to probe ever deeper to unlock the mysteries. Yet there are so many problems to address on earth; are these efforts a terrible waste of money or invaluable for our future as a species? Do your reasearch and decide.
Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays:  
Reading to annotate
1.       “Nine Good Reasons for Space Exploration”
2.       For and Against Space Exploration”
3.       Space Exploration is a Waste of Money”
4.       Is Space Exploration Worth the Money?

Videos to watch and take notes on
1.       “Brian Cox: Why We Need Explorers Explorers”
2.       “Peter Diamandis on our Next Giant Leap”
3.     Why We Go -- Leaving Our Beautiful Home and Exploring Outer Space: Will Pomerantz at TEDxPCC

       The key to sustainable space exploration: David Smith at TEDxPurdueU 2014


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