Over 15 stories tall, the external tank flanked by two booster rockets, enabled the space shuttle to escape Earth’s gravity and send it into orbit. The two booster rockets would burn 9 tons of fuel per second, at a velocity of 3000 miles per hour.
Shuttle nameplates included:
Atlantis, Discovery, Endeavor and Enterprise.
- 3 sheets
- Full printed illustrated instructions
Approximate assembled size: 9 x 10.49 x 17.02 cm
Build difficulty: Moderate
Recommended ages: 14+
- Metal Earth tool kit
- Not a toy
- Contains sharp edges
- Contains small parts
Model number: ICX227
Several shipping options are displayed during checkout. Prices start at just $1.00, but note the following:
Regular letter: this is the cheapest option and is available if you're ordering 1 or 2 Metal Earth kits. This is sent using the standard Australia Post letter service which is cheap, but slower than parcels. No tracking is provided.
Other services: both regular and express parcel services are available and in these cases tracking is provided.