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 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 1:144 scale plastic model kit features:
External fuel tank with two solid rockets
Mobile launch pad
Three detailed rocket engine end stages
Open cargo bay doors
Movable transport arm (loading arm)
Super decal with the identifiers of the space shuttles Columbia, Enterprise, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour