How Much Would it Cost to Make the Starship Enterprise?

ROFL 19-09-2015

When we think about our favorite bits of science fiction tech 3 Examples of Amazing Science Fiction Tech That Became Reality Technology is difficult to predict, because it often develops in response to new needs or changing situations that are difficult to imagine. There are, however, a few sci-fi books that were particularly prophetic. Read More , the first thing we tend to think of is how cool it would be if that stuff actually existed. Imagine owning your very own lightsaber You Will Never Own a Real Lightsaber, Because Science Ever since filmgoers first saw the lightsaber in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, there has been demand for a real one. Unfortunately, science suggests real lightsabers are an impossibility. Read More , or flying around in the Starship Enterprise. It would be so cool!

But what we don’t usually think about is how much these advanced pieces of technology would cost. The spacecrafts we use today are exceedingly expensive, and ships with hyperdrive and all of the other cool Star Trek tech The Star Trek Tech We Hope to See in Our Lifetimes Look around. Life imitates art every day. Star Trek inspired technology – from communicators to a speaking computer are already common facts. But are there some more we can get to see soon? Read More would cost even more. So, it’s with that in mind that we look at the cool image below that attempts to figure out how much it would cost to build one of sci fi’s most beloved spaceships, the Starship Enterprise.

What do you think? Is this an accurate estimation? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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  1. Anonymous
    September 22, 2015 at 2:41 am

    Kickstarter anyone?!

  2. Anonymous
    September 21, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    Just letting you know that I think money and the monetary system was abandoned before they even built the first starship. It's going to be one of the biggest things we need to get rid of if we are to leave this planet and explore the cosmos.

  3. Anonymous
    September 21, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Just an FYI, lens flares is going to cost extra.

  4. Anonymous
    September 19, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    They are costing a vessel that LOOKS like the Enterprise,but is just a shell with early 21st century tech.Talk about comparing apples to oranges.

    • Anonymous
      September 22, 2015 at 7:27 am

      or apples to android

  5. Anonymous
    September 19, 2015 at 11:53 am

    Hmmm...current presidential debt boondoggle...Starship Enterprise...