The goal is currently set at a mere 20 million pounds, but they figure the true cost is more on the order of 10^18 dollars. That’s a bit more than the GDP of the world, so I think they will have trouble making the deadline by the end of the month.
There is a lot of ambition here. If you donate 10 quid or more, they will put your name on a MSE-6-series repair droid, and the delivery date is the end of 2015. That is some fast building, if I do say so myself. I’m in!
Does this sound crazy to you? Well,