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Academy #0062001 Mercury Capsule Plastic Model Kit, 1/12 Scale

Item #: 87673
List Price $79.98
Our Price $59.95
List Price $79.98
Our Price $59.95

MRC, along with Atomic City Model Engineering, recreated a perfect miniature of this aircraft and its escape tower.


Measuring over 2 feet tall, this miniature piece of history is incredibly detailed with attention to detail that will astound you. The Mercury capsule's corrugated exterior is fully covered with rivets, engraved markings and every detail of the original. The interior detail contains the instrumentation along with a vinyl astronaut figure to add to the realism. The three rocket, red escape tower is there, too.  As on the original, it would have rocketed the capsule to safety if there was a problem with the Redstone launch vehicle. 

An impressive model which allows the space modeler to build any one of six legendary Mercury capsules.

Features:

• Corrugated exterior covered with rivets and fully engraved markings

• Marvelously detailed cockpit interior

• Includes escape tower, antenna fairing, recovery compartment, crew cabin, heat shield, vinyl astronaut figure, and retropack.

• All parts fit together beautifully

• Escape Tower is removable

• Can be displayed in numerous flight configurations - Deployable Destabilizer open/closed

• Comes with decals for you to build any one of the 6 legendary Mercury capsules. Including: Aurora 7, Sigma 7, Faith 7, Freedom 7, Liberty Bell 7, and Friendship 7

MRC no. 62001

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including Styrene which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to: www.p65warnings.ca.gov

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