Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

How Much Would It Cost To Build The Millennium Falcon?

MILLENNIUM_FALCON_ctf19311.jpg

Let's face it, we'd all like our own Millennium Falcon. Can you imagine how jealous the neighbours would be? "Oh this old thing? She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts. It gets me from A to B in less than 12 parsecs."

But, like any classic vehicle, finance is always going to be an issue, and this ride will not come cheap.

DeAgostini Model Space has calculated exactly how expensive a real life version of the famous Star Wars craft would cost to build; and it's a wallet-busting £3.2bn. The infographic below explores exactly what the individual component outlays would be, including £204m for eight infra-red laser weapons systems and £43m for an ARCHER supercomputer, together with an £858m bill for leasing a NASA development space.

The brilliant thing is that there are actually some people in the world who could afford this. Can we start a petition for them to put their money to good use? Mark Zuckerberg, we're looking at you.

Take a look at the infographic below and see what trade-in price you could get for your motor - every little helps.

(Images: DeAgostini/AllStar)

[via Design Taxi]

Millennium Falcon

Related

StarWars-Hero.jpg

50 Star Wars quotes

615x330_Empirestrikeshero.jpg

Going to see Rogue One? Take this original trilogy quiz first

auto.png

If Star Wars Characters Wrote Autobiographies

star-wars.jpg

Star Wars Episode 8 Confirms Release Date & Director

tie fighter and millennium falcon.jpg

Awesome Star Wars RC Tie Fighter

Star-Wars-Cruise.gif

You Can Now Go On Star Wars: The Cruise

Comments

More

Is Love Actually actually shit or brilliant?

Two writers argue their case for the divisive 2003 rom-com

16 Feb 2017

The totally excellent 19 facts you never knew about Wayne’s World

No way? Way.

by Keyan Milanian
16 Feb 2017

Details of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser trailer 'leaked'

If it's true, Star Wars fans are in for a treat

14 Feb 2017

The best dressed men from the 2017 EE BAFTAs

As sartorially sharp as Stephen Fry's wit

13 Feb 2017

Ken Loach delivered a rousing anti Tory speech at the BAFTAs

The veteran filmmaker criticised the “callous brutality” of Theresa May's government

by Joe Ellison
13 Feb 2017

The 7 best titles new to UK Netflix this week

Get these on your tellybox

10 Feb 2017

Watch John Wick's dog take its revenge in this hilarious viral parody

How the tables have turned

10 Feb 2017

Michael Keaton opens his heart: "Relationships are complicated"

ShortList talks love with the mercurial actor

by Ralph Jones
09 Feb 2017

People are freaking out about how scary this film trailer is

Watch it with the lights on

by Gary Ogden
09 Feb 2017

10 Characters You Always See In Prison Movies

by Joe Ellison
08 Feb 2017