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Old 06-06-2017, 06:53 PM
ssgenius ssgenius is offline
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Originally Posted by Crafter_Man View Post
It really depends on definitions.

If the OP is looking for a single artifact, then the Space Station or Voyager 1 are certainly good answers. But if he's looking for a generic system, nothing comes close to the nuclear bomb. More engineering time, money, property, man-hours, and resources has been spent developing the nuclear bomb than anything else in history.
All are good answers, however

More money was spent on the development of the B-29 than the Manhattan project.

Putting this forward to the 21th century how about the 787 or the A380 ?