In Defense of Space Exploration

Tony Peak
9 min readApr 14, 2021

“It’s the climate, stupid.”

That’s the overall impression I was left with, after disagreeing with someone about the importance of space exploration. I had an unfortunate round with this person on social media a short time ago, over whether or not humans should continue with space exploration since climate change was the greater concern for our species. So great, or so this person thought, that endeavors such…

Tony Peak

Science Fiction & Fantasy author, member of SFWA, HWA, Planetary Society