Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
Things are the way they are because they were the way they were.
I don't see the logic of rejecting data just because they seem incredible.
The man who voyages strange seas must of necessity be a little unsure of himself. It is the man with the flashy air of knowing everything, who is always with it, that we should beware of.
There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don't know what it's a plan for.