Like most of my generations, I was fascinated with space exploration as a child. As I learned more about strategy, I realized that outer space would never be viable until we found resources there that could reward people for claiming the ground. The good news is that we may have done just that. The magic resources is called Helium 3. Read about the new space race
here. Because I believe that human life has a purpose and a direction, I have always felt that it is just a matter of time before we find an economic justification and the methods to reach for the stars. The key, however, is to find a way individuals can be rewarded for doing so, rather than governments taking taxpayer money.