If you arrived at this page
using a search engine or a
link from another site
please click on the home
button once during your
visit so my visitor counter
will add your visit.
Thank you.
1/200 scale die-cast metal with minimal use of plastic.
All markings are tampo (pad) applied, no decals to discolor or flake.
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.
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 “Endeavour” Orbiter Vehicle Designation OV-105 was scheduled for its first
mission on May 4, 1992 but was delayed until May 7, 1992. The crew deployed 4 satellites and
saved an unusable previously launched satellite. To accomplish the repositioning a first time ever
3 crew member EVA attached a live rocket motor to reposition the satellite in the correct
geosynchronous. Endeavour’s last mission took place from May 16, 2011 to June 1, 2011.
Endeavour’s life span saw 25 missions, 173 crew, 4,671 orbits and 122,883,151 miles traveled.

Shuttle Endeavour
Complete System Data
Height – 180 ft   (56 m)
Gross Liftoff Weight – 4,400,000 lb   (2,000,000 kg)
Total Liftoff Thrust – 6,780,000 lbf   (30,160 kN)

Solid Rocket Booster (SRB)
Length – 149 ft   (45.46 m)
Diameter – 12.2 ft   (3.71 m)
Empty Weight Per Booster – 150,000   (68,000 kg)
Gross Liftoff Weight Per Booster – 1,260,000 lb   (571,000 kg)
Thrust At Liftoff Per SRB - 2,800,000 lb   (12,500 kN)

External Tank (Super Lightweight External Tank)
Length – 153.8 ft   (46.9 m)
Diameter – 27.6 ft   (8.4 m)
Propellant Volume – 534,900 U.S. Gallons   (2,025 m3)
Weight Empty – 58,500 lb   (26,535 kg)
Weight @ Liftoff – 1,670,000 lb   (756,000 kg)
Background Credit:
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Acknowledgement: Davide De
OV-105, May 1992