How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

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How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby ccgr » Sat May 18, 2013 12:59 am

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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby delve » Sat May 18, 2013 1:29 am

Fascinating.

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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby TenorNegative » Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:16 pm

Guess I'll have to break out the ol' piggy bank.

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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby micah211 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:02 pm

I'd rather have a death star or millennium falcon
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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby zekesnack » Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:30 pm

my calculator doesnt have that many digits... :( dont think my piggy bank is gonna cut it.
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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby selderane » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:00 pm

We'll just get the Federal Reserve to print the money since no one seems to care about inflation any longer.

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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby SilverKai » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:27 pm

$5,040,100,450,175.99 just a random number i thought of.
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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby thewildfire » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:56 pm

Well, considering the death star is about $850,000,000,000,000,000 I'd say the enterprise (enterprice? lol) Kind of pales in comparison.

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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby ArcticFox » Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:12 pm

He made a bad assumption: That the Enterprise would be built piecemeal on the ground, transported into orbit in pieces, and assembled there. The movie clearly shows the ship being assembled wholly on the ground, so the costs of getting it into orbit using payload carrying launch vehicles shouldn't be included since the ship launches itself.
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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby ArchAngel » Wed Jan 22, 2014 5:24 pm

Well, considering they are trying to do an estimate with current technology, it's really the only way. We have no way of delivering a payload or vehicle that large into orbit.
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Re: How much it would cost to build the Enterprise

Postby ArcticFox » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:52 pm

Touche'
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