Skip to comments.It Would Cost $852 Quadrillion Dollars to Build a Real Death Star (Almost the U.S. National Debt!)
Posted on 02/20/2012 7:23:57 PM PST by DogByte6RER
It would cost $852 quadrillion dollars to build a real Death Star
That's 852 with 15 zeros following it. I know, that figure is insane. You know what that means. It means Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader were rolling in the money like filthy rich rappers. I guess ruling the Galactic Empire isn't so terrible when you're ballin'.
Finally putting some questions to rest, the smart folk over at Centives calculated how much iron it would take to build the planet-destroying space station and even figured out how long it would take to build.
Here's the reality-check breakdown:
Based on the density of a modern warship and scaled up, it would take about 1 quadrillion tons of steel to build one Death Star.
The Earth's iron supply is capable of building 2 billion Death Stars.
It would take 833,315 years to produce enough steel to start work on a Death Star, meaning you'll be long dead before you'll ever see it anywhere near operational.
It's a good thing Vader and Palpatine had a Clone army or else the Death Star could have taken an eternity to construct. Life's always better with clones. Don't you agree?
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Almost as much as Obama has given back to his donor buddies in ‘green’ grants.
It’s about time our tax dollars are being used for a good purpose.
I think that if you had an astronaut eat a super-spicy burrito while in orbit, you’d have a very cheap but deadly “Death Star.” Just stick your butt out the air- lock and aim. Iran would go “boom”.
...but this is.
Betcha Obama and the Dims would find a way to double the cost by demanding that only union workers are used, then the EPA would get involved....uh-oh....here comes OSHA....Oh, look the Stormtroopers need “sensitivity training”.......
This doper needs to be locked up!!!
That thermal exhaust port is even smaller than a womp rat.
Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader were rolling in the money like filthy rich rappers.This explains their fashion sense.
Plus fries and a Coke.
The Koreans can build one for $20,000 and give you a ten year warranty.
$852 quadrillion dollars and you won’t even throw in a stinkin’ tank of gas?
Yes, you’re right.
BHO and the dems would make sure Davis Bacon was in effect and the price tag would surge into the quintrillions.
Even a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... CRONY CAPITALISM!
Sad, huh ?
Just for kicks, put out a request for bids.
You want another Death Star, Vadar?
What, do you think I'm made of Death Stars?
What did you do with the Death Star I already gave you?
When the first battle station comes over the horizon on the first day - it better have the stars and stripes on it or the world is going to sink into a dark age lasting at least 10,000 years.
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