The Death Star was a superweapon created by the Galactic Empire, with a superlaser capable of destroying a planet. It was used to bring about the end of Alderaan, and nearly destroyed Yavin IV, but was blown up in an assault by the Rebel Alliance.
19 BBY: Construction is completed on the Death Star I.
0 BBY: Battle of Yavin occurs. Death Star is destroyed in the conflict.
Unless otherwise stated, all details in this section are from page 17 of the Death Star Technical Companion.
- Diameter: 120 km
Starship Support Staff: 42,782
Support ship pilots and crew: 167,216
- ↑ Slavicsek, Bill. Death Star Technical Companion (Supplement to the Star Wars Roleplaying game). West End Games. 1991. ISBN 0 87431 120 9 page 17
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