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Apollo 11 Command & Service Module Model - Dragon Wings 52503

Apollo 11 Command & Service Module Model - Dragon Wings 52503 - click to enlarge
Apollo 11 Command & Service Module Model - Dragon Wings 52503 - click to enlarge

Item No. DRW-52503
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Dragon Models "Dragon Wings" Diecast Model

Apollo 11 Command and Service Module (CSM) "Columbia" - NASA, July 16-24, 1969

1:48 Scale.  Length: 9”

Includes display stand

Apollo 11 was the fifth human space flight of Project Apollo and the first manned lunar landing mission. Launched on July 16, 1969, it carried Mission Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin, Jr. On July 20, 1969 Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon while Collins orbited above in the command module. The Astronauts returned to Earth on July 24, 1969.

The command module served as the command, control and communications center for all non lunar Apollo flights, as well for the majority of the mission on lunar flights. The CM consisted of two structures. The inner structure was the primary load-bearing component, and was also the pressurized vessel that housed the crew. The outer structure, a three-piece heat shield, offered protection against the extreme heat encountered during reentry into Earth's atmosphere.

The service module (SM) provided the main spacecraft propulsion and maneuvering capability during a mission. It was a cylindrical structure consisting of an aft bulkhead, six radial beams, a forward bulkhead and six exterior panels

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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