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Space Shuttle Challenger w/SRB, STS-41B - Dragon Wings 56372


Space Shuttle Challenger w/SRB, STS-41B - Dragon Wings 56372 - click to enlarge
Space Shuttle Challenger w/SRB, STS-41B - Dragon Wings 56372 - click to enlarge


Item No. DRW-56372
$52.95
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Dragon Models "Dragon Wings" Diecast Model

Space Shuttle Challenger (OV-099) with External Tank and SRBs - STS-41B (first untethered spacewalk)

1:400 Scale.  Height with Stand: 7"



Challenger’s fourth flight, STS-41B, was launched from the Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1984. On the fourth day of the mission, mission specialists Bruce McCandless II and Robert Stewart performed the first untethered spacewalk, using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) during the process. McCandless ventured 98m (322ft) from Challenger.

Space Shuttle Challenger (Designation OV-099) was NASA's second Space Shuttle orbiter to be put into service. First launched on April 4, 1983 Challenger completed nine missions before breaking apart 73 seconds after the launch of its tenth mission, STS-51L, on January 28, 1986 resulting in the death of all seven crew members.

Challenger was named after two previous vessels---first, HMS Challenger, a British naval Pearl class corvette that, from 1872 to 1876, was the command ship for the "Challenger expedition," conducting global marine research, and second, the Apollo 17 lunar module, which landed on the Moon in 1972.


The Dragon Wings Space Collection includes high quality, fully assembled, die-cast models of spacecraft and rockets. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail using original specifications. They are constructed with diecast metal and plastic components.



Category: Dragon Wings Space Collection


Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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