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But is this really the case?

10.1 We are often told that technological know-how,acquired in exploring space, will be utilized to makelife better on earth. Is this really the case? What hasthe space exploration done to relieve the sufferingof the earth's starving millions? In what way has itraised the standard of living of anyone of us? Man may put human beings on the moon, butthere is growing skepticism about his ability to solve human problems closer to home.