In the recent day and age, it is not as rare to see people going to space to collect data but it is also not rare to hear someone saying '' I wish I could go to space '' in a frivolous manner. However hearing this more often, I have been thinking if it is necessary to go to space or if it is something we want.
I think that going to space should only be used to collect data we think is the essential meaning we should go for a necessity. I think this because, if we decided to send people into space for no reason we will be affecting space by polluting it causing issues in space.
Also, going to space will cost a lot of money according to ''https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/how-much-does-space-travel-cost-ncna919011'' Virgin Galactic says ''If you're looking simply to cross the 62-mile-high Karman line that marks the boundary between the upper atmosphere and outer space, Virgin Galactic says it will take you there for $250,000''. I think that using $250,000, to go to not even go to space and only go to the Karman line I think is not worth it. In addition to this going to space is just like gambling with your life, this is because NASA said that you have a 1 in 100 chance of dying in a rocket launch. Although this is a low chance of dying, there is that one chance.
Now hearing the bad side of going to space as just as a visitor, we should now talk about the benefits.
A benefit of going to space or going near it is that it will inspire people to join NASA, as seeing the marvels of space and its eternal void people might want to go and get a job in NASA to expand their knowledge in space or even want to go to space for a mission to collect data and information. Also if people decide to enroll in Nasa, it would help humanity gain more information about outer space in a quicker manner.
Another benefit of sending people into space would be seeing the world in a different way. This is because people would be able to view the galaxy and earth in a different more beautiful way. Also, it would make you one of only a few hundred people who have gone to space and have come back successfully.
Now that I have researched and understood both if we should or should not send people to outer space because they want to, my overall answer is to not do this. This is because space pollution is happening and if we are already polluting space by sending people there for work I do not think we need to contribute to this issue.
If you have finished reading this I thank you. By the way, this is only my opinion to those of you who don't agree with this is fine don't worry I understand that everyone has a different view of things.
Thank you for reading and goodbye.