1. Mineral rights whereas I insist the first trillionaire in history will gain his or her wealth from establishing a mining empire from this industrial practice;
2. Future home worlds;
3. Detection/prevention of Earth
shattering asteroids, comets, etc... objects.
1. Furthering astronomical sciences including the history of our galaxy and universe;
2. Finding other life and civilizations that may(may have) exist(ed) in other solar systems and galaxies;
3. General curiosity that may or may not kill the proverbial cat.