3. Below are some reasons commonly given for space exploration. For each, please indicate whether you think it is a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important reason for space exploration in general, and for human spaceflight in particular.

SPACE EXPLORATION IN GENERAL HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT
Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not important at all Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not important at all
Expanding knowledge and scientific understanding 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Driving technological advances 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Extending human economic activity beyond Earth 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Paving the way for future settlements in space 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Paving the way for commercial space travel 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Creating opportunities for international cooperation 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Maintaining our national security 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Enhancing U.S. prestige 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Inspiring young people to pursue careers in science, technology, math and engineering 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Satisfying a basic human drive to explore new frontiers 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4


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