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Marshall Space Flight Center Exhibits - Large Models

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Large Models

1:1 Scale Curiosity Rover

1:1 Scale Curiosity Rover › Large (720 x 540, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The full scale, low-res model is the size of a small compact car. It is almost sculptural and not intended to represent the intricate features of the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity. The model comes with a DVD about the Martian landscapes it is designed to explore as well as assembly instructions. The model is mounted on a wooden frame for stability. Made of sheets of black and white sintra material, the slot and grove puzzle design requires assembly on site. Once erected, moving the model is NOT recommended. It will require stanchions or other barriers.

1:15 Scale Mobile Space Shuttle

1:15 Scale Mobile Space Shuttle Model › Large (2400 x 1800, 300 ppi)
› Medium (720 x 540, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The 1:15 Scale Mobile Space Shuttle is a self-contained model, mounted on a trailer to provide greater display flexibility. It includes the four elements of a shuttle -- the orbiter, external tank and two solid rocket boosters. Special towing requirements must be followed for safe transport.

1:15 Scale Static Space Shuttle

1:15 Scale Static Space Shuttle Model › Large (2400 x 1800, 300 ppi)
› Medium (720 x 540, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The 1:15 Scale Static Space Shuttle is a self-contained model, mounted to a sturdy, 7' stationary base. It includes the four elements of a shuttle -- the orbiter, external tank and two solid rocket boosters. This exhibit requires four people for set up. A forklift is generally needed.

1:3 Scale Apollo Command Module

1:3 scale Apollo Command Module › Medium (350 x 280, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The 1:3 scale Apollo Command Module is an accurate representation of the three-man spacecraft designed to take astronauts to the moon and return them safely to Earth. It may be displayed alone, or with companion Mercury and Gemini capsules. The 1:3 Apollo Command Module is best suited for indoor display. However, it may be displayed outdoors under sheltered conditions for brief periods.

1:3 Scale Gemini Capsule

Gemini model › Large (3000 x 2400, 300 ppi)
› Medium (720 x 571, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The 1:3 scale Gemini Capsule is an accurate representation of the two-man spacecraft which afforded NASA and its astronauts experience in prolonged weightlessness, rendezvous techniques, and extravehicular activities to prepare them for lunar missions. It may be displayed alone, or with companion Mercury and Apollo capsules. The 1:3 Gemini capsule is best suited for indoor display. However, it may be displayed outdoors under sheltered conditions for brief periods.

1:3 Scale Lunar Excursion Module

Lunar Excursion Module model › Large (3000 x 2400, 300 ppi)
› Medium (720 x 540, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The 1:3 scale Lunar Module is an accurate representation of the module which carried Apollo astronauts to the surface of the moon. It may be displayed alone, or with the 1:3 scale Apollo Command Module. The 1:3 Lunar Module is best suited for indoor display. However, it may be displayed outdoors under sheltered conditions for brief periods.

1:3 Scale Mercury Capsule

Mercury model › Large (3000 x 2400, 300 ppi)
› Medium (720 x 586, 72 ppi)
› Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

The 1:3 scale Mercury Capsule is an accurate representation of the one-man spacecraft in which an American first orbited the Earth. It may be displayed alone, or with companion Gemini and Apollo capsules. The 1:3 Mercury Capsule is best suited for indoor display. However, it may be displayed outdoors under sheltered conditions for brief periods.

Page Last Updated: September 30th, 2013
Page Editor: Lee Mohon