Mapping the world's opinions

Are manned missions economically viable or is it more effective to focus on less expensive drone missions?

No the complexity is too high

The cost and current obstacle are too high to envision manned expeditions

It is not economically viable

It is difficult to think of a economic return with respect to drone expedition Explore

Still too many issues to be addressed

There are too many issues to be addressed from the technical & psichological issues Explore

No it is too dangerous

The risks of a manned expedition are too high to make it viable

Effect of a long term exposure to radiation

Astronauts will not likely be protected neither in the voyager neither in the trip nor in the permanence on a planet Explore

Psychological impact

A return voyage to an external planet will likely require several years in a small vessel Explore

Probability of a failure is too high

A vast number of drone expeditions failed with the destruction of the spacecraft Explore

Yes it is worth it

Manned expeditions even more costly provide an advantage towards a completely drone missions

The psycological impact of "being there"

Even if a drone mission can accomplish same targets, the fact of having a real astronauts is important Explore

Make mankind a multi-planet species

An Extinction Level Event on Earth will not mean the end of mankind Explore
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