Space Shuttle DiscoveryOV-103, Octob 1998 NASA Hobby Master HL1405 scale 1:200

Space Shuttle Discover OV-103, Octob 1998 NASA Hobby Master HL1405 1:200

Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103, Octob 1998 NASA Hobby Master HL1405 scale 1:200
Hobby Master 1:200 detailed scale model
Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103, Octob 1998 NASA Hobby Master HL1405 scale 1:200 Hobby Master 1:200 detailed scale model With space lab interior Bay doors can open Robotic arm can be posed Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS) Canadarm Landing gear can be removed or added. Model comes with a display stand. A brief history of the model. Aircraft: Atlantis Space Shuttle Scale: 1:200 Hobby Master item Number: HL1405 1/200 scale die-cast metal with minimal use of plastic. All markings are tampo (pad) applied, no decals to discolor or flake. The U.S. Space Shuttle program started with the awarding of the contract to Rockwell International's Space Transportation Systems Division. There were 6 shuttles built, Enterprise OV-101 (Orbital Vehicle) for testing, Columbia OV-102, Challenger OV-099, Discovery OV-103, Atlantis OV-104 and Endeavour OV-105. The first of 135 Space Shuttle missions took place April 12, 1981 and lasted 2 days 6 hours when STS-1 (Space Transportation System) was launched using Space Shuttle Columbia. Of the 135 mission launches there were 2 tragedies when Columbia and Challenger plus their crews were lost. Space Shuttle Discovery made its first launch on August 30, 1984 and completed its final launch on February 24, 2011 after 39 trips to space. On October 29, 1998 Discovery OV-103 blasted off on one of the most notable shuttle missions, it carried ex-astronaut Senator John Glenn and the first Spanish astronaut Pedro Duque. The objectives were to launch and retrieve satellites as well study the effects of weightlessness on the human body. During the nine day mission they orbited earth 134 times and traveled 3.6 million miles. April 19, 2012 Discovery was formally transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum outside Washington, D.C. Specifications Space Shuttle Orbiter “Atlantis” Weight (with three shuttle main engines) - 151,315 lb (69 t) Dimensions Assembled Space Shuttle – 184 ft (56.08 m) Orbiter Length – 122.17 ft (37.2 m) Height – 56.58 ft (17.25 m) Wingspan – 78.06 ft (23.79 m) Wings Only – 60 ft (18.3 m) Vertical stabilizer – 26.31 ft (8.01 m) Payload Bay Doors Length – 60 ft (18.3 m) Width – 17 ft (5.2 m) Height – 13 ft (4.0 m) Weight (varies depending on payload and other factors) Lift Off – 4,500,000 lb (2,041,166 kg) Speed – 17,321 mph (27,875 km/h) Orbit Altitude Depending On Mission – Between 115 miles to 400 miles (185 km to 643.7 km)
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    Hobby Master
  • Color
  • Scale
  • Spacecraft
    Space Shuttle "Discovery"
  • Spacecraft Type
    Space Shuttle
Warning: Choking Hazard! Contains small parts. Not a toy. Not for children under 3 years.
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