Hobby Master HL1402 1:200 Space Shuttle "Discovery" OV-103, February 1994

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Hobby Master HL1402 1:200 Space Shuttle "Discovery" OV-103, February 1994

  • 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.

 

 BRAND NEW & BOXED - NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 14 YEARS

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 Discovery Orbiter Vehicle Designation OV-103 was the third of five operational

orbiters built. On August 30, 1984 Discovery departed on its first flight; STS-41D to deploy three

communication satellites, SBS-D; SYNCOM IV-2 and Solar Wing TELSTAR with the mission

lasting until September 5, 1984. The crew consisted of Hartsfield, Coats, Resnik, Mullane,

Hawley and Walker. Discovery’s last mission was STS-133 that lasted from February 24, 2011

until March 9, 2011. With retirement of Discovery it had traveled 148,221,675 miles, spent 365

days in space made 39 flights.

 

 

Specifications Space Shuttle Orbiter “Atlantis”

Weight (with three shuttle main engines) - 151,315 lb   (69 t)

Dimensions

Assembled Space Shuttle – 184 ft   (56.08 m)

Orbiter Length – 122.17 ft   (37.2 m)

Height – 56.58 ft   (17.25 m)

Wingspan – 78.06 ft   (23.79 m)

Wings Only – 60 ft   (18.3 m)

Vertical stabilizer – 26.31 ft   (8.01 m)

Payload Bay Doors

Length – 60 ft   (18.3 m)

Width – 17 ft   (5.2 m)

Height – 13 ft   (4.0 m)

 

Weight (varies depending on payload and other factors)

Lift Off – 4,500,000 lb   (2,041,166 kg)

 

Speed – 17,321 mph   (27,875 km/h)

 

Orbit Altitude Depending On Mission – Between 115 miles to 400 miles   (185 km to 643.7 km)

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