APOLLO 11 CAPSULE 1/25 Scale Model

$219.95 219.95

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Product Code: MODEL-APOLLO-CAPCODE3

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Apollo Capsule - Newly created, based on the Code 3 Models

Newly created and new for 2009. This Apollo Capsule is in a 1/24 scale. This model is patterned after the famous Code 3 Models.
This handcrafted model is painstakingly built by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail and makes a great gift for any space buff or history fan. APOLLO 11 CAPSULE 1/25 Scale Model 

Length is 5 1/2" and wingspan is 5 3/4".

Launched July 16, 1969 at 9:32 A.M. EDT., The Apollo 11 Mission was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. It was the fifth human spaceflight of Project Apollo and the third human voyage to the Moon or Moon orbit. It carried Mission Commander Neil Alden Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Micheal Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Eugene 'Buzz' Aldrin, Jr. On July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon, while Collins orbited above.

Mission Highlights:

maximum distance from Earth 359,645km Lunar landing, July 20, at 04:17 P.M. EDT First step on moon, 10:56:15 P.M. ED "Thats one small step for man; One giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong.

Flag and instruments deployed; unveiled plaque on the LM descent stage with inscription: "Here Men From the Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon the Moon. July 1969 A.D. We Came In Peace For All Mankind."

Lunar surface time 21.6 hours; 59.5 hours in lunar orbit, with 30 orbits. 20kg (44lbs) of material gathered.