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Space Shuttle Enterprise, Edwards AFB - Hobby Master HL1408

Space Shuttle Enterprise, Edwards AFB - Hobby Master HL1408 - click to enlarge
Space Shuttle Enterprise, Edwards AFB - Hobby Master HL1408 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HL1408
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Hobby Master 1:200 Space Series Die-cast Model

Rockwell Space Shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) – Edwards Air Base, California, 1977

1:200 Scale.  Length: 7.25".  Wingspan: 4.75"

Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide

The first NASA Space Shuttle was designated OV101 and named Constitution. It made its first public appearance on Constitution Day, September 17, 1976. After hundreds of thousands of letters from Star Trek fans the name was changed to Enterprise. On February 18, 1977 the craft completed its first captive flight followed on June 18, 1977 by the first crewed captive flight. On August 12, 1977 the Enterprise completed its first free flight and on October 26, 1977 astronauts Fred Haise and Gordon Fullerton completed approach and landing test flight at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB.

The Space Shuttle program started with the awarding of a 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.

Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-assembled, diecast display models. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of the Space Shuttle Enterprise features:

  • Opening payload bay doors
  • Historically accurate printed markings (no decals)
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening front cover panel

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:200 Scale Spacecraft

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

    Space Shuttle Enterprise Specifications

    Length – 122 ft. 2.0 in (37.237 m)

    Wingspan – 78 ft. 1 in (23.79 m)

    Height – 58 ft. 7 in (17.86 m)

    Crew – 2

    Service Date – September 1976 to November 1985

    Missions – 5 Glide Atmospheric Glide Test

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