The Space Shuttle developed by the US space agency NASA was for a long time the only reusable space transport system in the world. It consisted of the components space shuttle (orbiter), with three reusable main engines, an external fuel tank and two solid rockets with a total launch thrust of 12.46 MN (1,270,566 kp). The space shuttle could simultaneously carry 24.5 payload and 7 astronauts into a low Earth orbit between 200 and 650 kilometres above the Earth.
This plastic model kit replica features:
Detailed cockpit
Cockpit canopy optionally removable
2 crew figures
Opening cargo bay doors
Detailed landing gear
Movable rudder
Removable ESA space laboratory
Movable transport arm (loading arm)
Thrust nozzles
Super decal with the identifiers of the space shuttles Columbia, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour.