Its maiden voyage was on August 30, 1984. Since then it has flown more than any other Spacecraft having completed 39 successful missions one of which was the launching of the Hubble Space Telescope. Discovery now resides at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC.
Number Of Sheets: 1 Sheet
Difficulty: EasyAssembled Size:
3.9" x 2.73" x 1.95" (10 x 7 x 5 cm)
Recommended age: 14+
Amazing DIY models with stunning details
Metal Earth is made from . Each model features amazing detail with parts cut from one or more 4” square steel sheets. Easy to follow instructions are included with each kit and Simply snip out the pieces and bend the tabs through corresponding connection points.
Parts can be more easily removed from the sheet using a pair of clippers.
Highly recommended tools for successful assembly: tweezers, needle nose pliers, flat nose pliers, clipper.
Plan out and understand how the parts will come together. Folding any piece back and forth along a fold line more than 2 times will cause the piece to weaken and/or break. Be sure to use a gentle touch.
Parts lock together using tabs and holes. Pay close attention to the CIRCLE and TRIANGLE symbols:
A CIRCLE represents a tab that should be folded 90°.
A TRIANGLE represents a tab that should be twisted 90°.