- Highly detailed
- True to 1/400
- Highly collectible
- High quality diecast construction
- Display in flight or on the ground (stand included)
The Challenger launched on its first voyage in 1983. It completed the mission of first spacewalk of the Space Shuttle program and was the first satellite in the Tracking and Data Relay System constellation. It was the first orbiter to launch and land at night on mission STS-8 and Challenger was the first to carry two U.S. female astronauts on mission STS 41-G. It made the first Space Shuttle landing at Kennedy Space Center. After nine successful missions, the Challenger launched on STS-51L on January 28, 1986. 73 seconds into the mission, the Challenger exploded. The loss of Challenger did not negate the work of NASA but encouraged it to continue to better mankind in space flight and in life on Earth.
Dragon brings its model kit and diecast expertise to the Space series in introducing the new 1:400 Space Shuttle Challenger with Shuttle Bay Doors and Interior Payload Details.