Atlantis® Atlas Rocket Kit w/Mercury "Friendship 7" Capsule - 1/110 Scale

Item #: 88831
List Price $32.99
Our Price $29.95
List Price $32.99
Our Price $29.95

Atlantis® Atlas Rocket Kit w/Mercury "Friendship 7" Capsule - 1/110 Scale


On February 20, 1962, John Herschel Glenn, Jr. piloted the Mercury Atlas "Friendship 7 " spacecraft on America's first manned orbital mission of the Earth. After Launching from Kennedy Space center in Florida, Glenn successfully completed a three-orbit mission around the Planet. The Mission lasted 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds from launch to impact, and during it Glenn reached an orbital velocity of 17,500 miles per hour and a maximum altitude of approximately 162 miles. The flight was received with great enthusiasm and relief in the United States and many other countries. The historic mission gave the United States renewed hope of someday reaching the moon.

Atlantis' 1/110 scale model is molded in gray plastic, and includes an educational booklet, water slide decals and more than 150 parts. Measures 12.75 inches high and over 20 inches long!

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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