Academy 1/288 Space Shuttle w/Boosters 12707

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This is a 1/288 Plastic NASA Space Shuttle with External Fuel Tank and Solid Fuel Boosters Model Kit from Academy Plastics. It's for ages 10 and up.

The exploration of space is one of mankind's last great adventures. The rockets used to put man on the moon were effective but wasteful, they could only be used once. In 1972, NASA began development of a reusable spaceship. The shuttle that is now a reality has given us the ability to launch satellites and carry parts into space for future exploration.

FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in white and black. The exterior surface of the shuttle is complete with minute details such as metal seams, bolt heads, and hatch outlines. A black plastic launch pad is included for display purposes. The hardware necessary to wire the launchpad with small lights powered by batteries is included. Engine and maneuvering subsystem nozzles are faithful replicas of the ones found attached to the actual shuttles. External tank and solid-fuel boosters are highly detailed and come with all of the hardware necessary to attach to the orbiter. Detailed pictorial instructions include shuttle launch details and guide you through assembly.

MARKING OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for Five Shuttles: 1: Shuttle Atlantis 3: Shuttle Columbia 4: Shuttle Discovery 5: Shuttle Endeavour 6: Shuttle Enterprise Airframe and Detail Colors: White, Black, Grey

INCLUDES: One 1/288 Plastic NASA Space Shuttle with External Fuel Tank and Solid Fuel Boosters Model Kit

REQUIRES: Assembly Cement Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS) Brushes Sprue Cutter Modeling Knife File or Emery Board Scissors Tweezers Water for Decals Glue Tips or Toothpicks Cloth Adult Supervision

SPECS: Scale: 1/288 Shuttle Length: 4-1/2" (11.4cm) Shuttle Width: 3-1/4" (8.2cm) Shuttle Height: 1" (2.5cm) External Tank Height: 6-1/4" (15.6cm) External Tank Width: 1-1/4" (3cm) Solid Fuel Booster Height: 6-1/4" (15.6cm) Solid Fuel Booster Width: 1/2" (1.1cm) Base Length: 4-1/2" (11.4cm) Base Width: 4-1/2" (11.4cm) Base Height: 1" (2.5cm)

COMMENTS: Keep small parts and sharp edges away from children. Care should be taken when using tools and modeling knives. Modeling paint should only be used by an adult in a well-ventilated area.

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