(Actual?) Death Star Costs

Well, the Death Star Petition at Whitehouse.gov got enough signatures to gain an official White House response. Not coincidentally, I’m sure, the number of signatures now required for a response has increased to 100,000. Rand Simberg says they did the calculations wrong, and has published a counter estimate.

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  1. Susanto says:

    By April 19, 2012 – 3:10 pmLike you I’m only a passing fan piicnkg up what I can from my usual tech sources. I know one of the potential resources people have been talking about using for fuel is Helium 3 which can be found in abundance on the Moon supposedly. The only trick is getting a base established there to take advantage of it. Perhaps asteroid could be a good source for this along with other resources.We won’t get to the stars in great numbers until private enterprise really kicks it in gear, so I’m glad to see stuff like this announced.

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