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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.

The scheduled launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour OV-105 was December 3, 1998 was
scrubbed but one day later the shuttle launched successfully. On board was the Unity connecting
module known as Node 1. This unit was connected to the first module called Zarya that had been
placed in orbit earlier by a Russian rocket. There eventually would be two more modules called
Harmony and Tranquility added to Node 1 to complete the ISS build. On December 15 the crew
of six landed completing the first trip to the ISS..

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
Space Shuttle
Endeavour, OV-105
December 4, 1998