Writer's Block: Fly me to the moon

Do you think space exploration is important? Is it worth the billions our governments spend?
Given that NASA's budget is currently less than HUD's accounting errors, the question is entirely off the mark. The engineer's rule applies very nicely here: Fast, Cheap, Efficient. Pick two.

Perhaps something like "Should we stop wasting insignificant amounts of money on space exploration and cancel it entirely, or should we get serious and spend some real money?"