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Space is the final frontier

1. space: -outer space = region beyond earth
2. final: -last, ultimate, no more frontier beyond this
3. frontier: -an outer limit, especially one in which the opportunities for research and development have not been exploited
4. History of space exploration: simple overview of western countries – http://www.spacekids.co.uk/spacehistory/ includes China’s endeavors – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_space_exploration
5. Can space be considered an unexplored region if…
a. man has been observing the sky since before recorded history?
b. man has been thinking of exploring it since the 17th century?啟動螢幕閱讀器
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c. the first man-made vehicle flew 100 km outside earth in 1942?
d. the first human space flight in 1961?
e. the Voyager I and II space craft were launched?
f. man put a space station into orbit?
g. even ordinary people like singer Sarah Brightman can pay to fly into space?
h. we can be buried in space?
6. Consider:
-What do we know about space?
-What don’t we know about it?
-Is it our next or our final frontier?
-Is Antarctica the final frontier? Are the oceans our final frontier? Is the earth’s core our final frontier? Is time our final frontier? Is death our final frontier?
I don’t think the opposition needs to say what is the final frontier, only that space isn’t.

Negative side arguments

1st speaker
1) Definition on final, frontier, tangible or intangible frontier
2) Rebutt on opposite side definition, like Frontier IS NOT outer boundaries a : a region that forms the margin of settled or developed territory b : the farthermost limits of knowledge or achievement in a particular subject --this will be our focus c : a line of division between different or opposed things d : a new field for exploitative or developmental activity
3)is = must be?…...

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