Originally Posted by maven
Need to colonize moons and planets in our solar system. Mine them and build a network going back and forth(hey maybe a vacation one day). Slowly build out and continue to develop more technology for space travel. I think eventually we should send men/women on a one way mission to explore other worlds and beam back data, and possibly starting a colony somewhere else in the universe.
Yep, we have to take baby steps right here in our own solar system with Earth as vacation, resting spot. Long range exploration is only viable with robotics and such. Once data is received from those sources it will be determined if it's worth it to send humans.