Thanks to the Space exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry we had an educational and enjoyable experience.
Also at the exhibit was a place to write comments about one's personal opinion about if we, as a species, should pursue space exploration. Some sample responses:
1) No, unless we improve the social, economic, and philosophical attitudes of all people on earth we will only create a new hell in space.
2) Examining space helps us live on earth...and beyond!
3) No, I will not go to mars.