Apollo 17 Last J Mission - CSM + LM + Lunar Rover
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
- Brand new Lunar Rover
- Detailed interior of Scientific Instrument Module (SIM) bay newly produced
- 2 realistic 1/72 scale figures included
- Preformed "Moon Landing" display base
- Detailed high-gain antenna and Lunar Communication Relay Unit (LCRU) included
- Intricate 16mm camera and power pack
- Under-seat stowage reproduced
- Details reproduced on rear of Lunar Rover
- Well-defined wheels w/authentic tire tread pattern
- Command/Service Module produced w/HF and VHF antennas
- Docking Probe Assembly rendered w/intricate detail
- Photo-etched Service Module antennas authentically reproduced
- Aft heat shield molded w/fine detail
- Realistic service propulsion system reproduced
- Delicate Lunar Module w/astonishing detail
- Well-defined landing pads
- Egress platform with delicate detail
- Small reaction control thrusters assembled w/crisp details
- Detailed parts for deploying Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV)
- Realistic landing radar antenna molded w/details
- Intricate docking target and VHF antenna on ascent stage
- S-band steerable antenna and rendezvous radar antenna can be folded up/down
NASA's Apollo space program successfully placed man on the Moon, but a number of other missions followed even after this milestone had been achieved. The final mission was Apollo 17, the sixth flight to the Moon's surface. (Interestingly, it is also the last time man landed on the Moon). Apollo 17 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center on 7 December 1972 and landed in the Taurus-Littrow valley in order to sample lunar highland material. The Lunar Module (LM) christened Challenger contained the program's third Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), which enabled the astronauts to explore during the three-day J-type mission. Eventually the lunar ascent module docked with the orbiting Command/Service Module (CSM) named America before heading home.
Dragon is proud to offer a full set model kits representing this important and final Apollo mission. A newly tooled LRV is included. It's accurately made to 1/72 scale and is beautifully detailed. The LRV is made even more eye-catching by the fact that an astronaut can sit behind the wheel as he explores his authentic-looking diorama base. Indeed, the inclusion of the CSM, LM and an additional astronaut makes for an amazing scene. It's incredible that so much can fit inside a single box, but each item has been carefully molded. Furthermore, pre-painted parts for the reflective-surfaces of the descent module are available in Dragon's first production. Now collectors can relive the final Apollo mission!