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November 16, 2004
1/25 Scale Static Space Shuttle Orbiter
Static Space Shuttle Orbiter
1/25 Scale
Space Shuttle Orbiter

The manned aircraft-like space vehicle is used to carry a wide variety of payloads into Earth orbit, return to Earth, and be used again. The large payload bay of the Orbiter measures 15 feet wide by 60 feet long and may transport up to 65,000 pounds into space, and will be a work horse vehicle for the assembly and operations of the International Space Station.

This model is shown configured for landing, with gear deployed.


A large scale model of the Shuttle Orbiter with a self-standing base showing photographs with captions.

Assembled dimensions: 9' x 6' x 5'.

Value for insurance purposes $11,407.00
Shipping 1 crate (99" x 47" x 36"), total weight 693 lbs.
Labor/Time 2 persons, 1 hour
Equipment/Tools Phillips screwdriver, rubber mallet, 9/16" wrench
Minimum door opening 49 inches wide
Setup instructions provided
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