A very good morning to one and all present here. Today, I will be giving a short speech on the topic of ‘Space Exploration’.
Wikipedia defines the term ‘Space Exploration’ as follows: “Space exploration is the use of astronomy and space technology to explore outer space. While the exploration of space is carried out mainly by astronomers with telescopes, its physical exploration though is conducted both by uncrewed robotic space probes and human spaceflight.”
Simply put, space exploration, as the name hints at, refers to the act of physical exploration of space by means of scientific advancements. It involves, as Encyclopedia puts it, “the investigation of the cosmos beyond the upper regions of the Earth’s atmosphere using telescopes, satellites, space probes, spacecraft, and associated launch vehicles.”
It can be said that the never-ending curiosity of us human beings is what eventually led to space exploration! This, in fact, can be traced back to the age of European exploration of the Earth and Galileo Galilei.