As one of the few state personnel besides the military that are allowed to carry life taking weapons, they are trusted with the lives of taxpayers, they are trusted with the ability to not only make life altering decisions but to do so under pressure.
Space Capitalism marks the beginning in what could be the greatest era of human history or the darkest. The many variables that come into space exploration are often explained in words like aliens, distant planets and galaxies.
What if all humans were replaced by robotics? Doctors, Lawyers, Regular day to day jobs going forward will not be a source of income anymore when the competition is precise and doesnt need vacation time.