The nearest star is Proxima Centauri at a distance of 4.2 light years. At a speed of 150,000 miles per hour from a passive slingshot maneuver, it would take about 17,900 years to reach this star. How far is 4.2 light years? It’s 25 Trillion Miles.
Our National Debt stands at just under 12.5 Trillion dollars.
How many years will it take us to pay it down?