Hobby Master HL1403 1:200 Space Shuttle "Endeavour" OV-105, May 1992

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Hobby Master HL1403 1:200 Space Shuttle "Endeavour" OV-105, May 1992

  • 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.

 

 

Specifications Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour

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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