Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight up - Fred Hoyle
Some emerging ideas/thoughts about/reactions to space that you might find to be of interest...
The cosmos is also within us. We're made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself - Carl Sagan
The oldest stars found in the Universe are nearly pristine, where almost 100% of what makes them up is the hydrogen and helium left over from the Big Bang. They come in at over 13 billion years old, with the oldest at 14.5 billion. And this is a big problem, because the Universe itself is only 13.8 billion years old.