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In order to reduce the ever-increasing costs of space travel, NASA developed the Space Shuttle program that eventually resulted in 6 vehicles, with Columbia being the first to fly an operational mission in 1981. Over its nearly 30 year service record, two Shuttles have been lost, and three are still flyable, with the first prototype shuttle, Enterprise, at the Smithsonian museum. Displayed here is the Space Shuttle Discovery, the oldest shuttle still in operation. This precisely detailed model shows the shuttle in launch configuration, with its disposable fuel tank and rocket boosters. Painstaking craftsmanship ensures that this model will be a centerpiece item in any collection.
About Toys and Models Corporation Since 1982, Toys and Models has created exquisitely detailed, historically accurate replicas of aircraft. New technology and materials combined with painstaking detail ensure that when you purchase a model from Toys and Models, you'll admire it for years to come. Toys and Models is located in Mahwah, New Jersey.
- Painted wood construction
- Scale: 1/100
- Operators: NASA
- Time in operation: 1981-present
- Post-World War II era
- Manufacturers: NASA
- Length: 25 inches
- Wingspan: 9 inches
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||12.0|
|Origin of Components:||USA or Imported|
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