Poll: Americans believe space exploration is ‘essential’ (but don’t actually want to go to space)

June 6, 2018 Bryan Clark


A majority of Americans believe the United States should remain the global leader in space exploration, according to new Pew Research. Unfortunately, few of them actually want to explore space. In a poll released today, more than 70 percent of Americans believe it’s “essential” to be a world leader in space exploration. And while nearly three-fourths of those polled feel strongly about the issue, fewer than 20 percent believe it’s worth prioritizing missions to Mars or the Moon. According to the respondents, NASA’s top priorities should be monitoring the Earth’s climate (63 percent), remaining on the lookout for asteroids and…

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