Re: Should manned space flight be abandoned if only the rich benefit?
It's a loaded question. Advances in spaceflight benefit everyone in some form or another, even if you yourself never make it to orbit.
I've never owned a $100k Mercedes, but my current car has features that weren't even dreamed of in Mercedes from the 1990's.
Baby, you and me were never meant to be, just maybe think of me once in a while...