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Dragon Models 1:400 Aerospace Program 56185
Rockwell Space Shuttle Diecast Model
NASA, OV-104 "Atlantis", Launch Configuration

1:400 Scale   Length   Width
Rockwell Space Shuttle   3.75"   2.25"

Space Shuttle Atlantis (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-104) is one of the three currently operational orbiters in the Space Shuttle fleet of NASA, the space agency of the United States. (The other two are Discovery and Endeavour.) Atlantis is named after a two-masted sailing ship that was operated for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute from 1930 to 1966. Atlantis was the fourth operational shuttle built and was delivered to Kennedy Space Center in April 1985.

Atlantis lifted off on its maiden voyage on Oct. 3, 1985, on mission 51-J. Later missions included the launch of the Magellan probe to Venus on STS-30 in May 1989, Galileo interplanetary probe to Jupiter on STS-34 in October 1989, the first shuttle docking to the Mir Space Station on STS-71 in June1995 and the final Hubble servicing mission on STS-125 in May 2009. STS-132 is Atlantis' 32nd flight and its 11th flight Shuttle Atlantis to the station.

Space shuttle Atlantis will deliver an Integrated Cargo Carrier and a Russian-built Mini Research Module to the International Space Station. Shuttle mission STS-132 (ISS assembly flight ULF4) is the final scheduled flight for Atlantis to visit the International Space Station, targeted for 14 May 2010.

Rockwell Space Shuttle

Designed as a re-usable spacecraft for orbital human spaceflight, the Space Shuttle first flew on April 12, 1981. This American spacecraft system has flown more than 130 times, undergoing a variety of missions from satellite launch to space science experiments and construction and repair of space stations. The system is comprised of an external tank, two solid rocket boosters and an orbiter vehicle, which carries the crew and payload. The shuttle stack launches vertically, and the orbiter returns to Earth horizontally at the end of each mission. The shuttle has more than 2.5 million parts, making it one of the most complex machines ever built.

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Dragon's 1:400 scale Space Shuttle has a diecast metal fuselage with plastic wings, rudder and cargo bay doors. Individual tile details surround the windscreen and are present on each of the Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods. The main engine and OMS exhaust nozzles have been separately applied. Launch Configuration releases come with an external tank and the solid rocket boosters that feature separately applied motor nozzle extension.

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Dragon Models 1:400 Aerospace Program

The Dragon Models "Aerospace Program" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of spacecraft and launch vehicles.

Dragon Models "Aerospace Program" diecast model spacecraft feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.

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