- Amazon Customer Reviews
Houston, we have a problem. Relive the inspirational story of bravery and human ingenuity! NASA’s Apollo 13 and Saturn V Launch Vehicle. Otona no Chogokin version features die-cast and metal parts. Includes Lunar Module Adaptor, Launch Escape Subsystem, and so much more! Employing die-cast and metal material, and rendered in exquisite detail, this awe-inspiring NASA Apollo 13 and Saturn V Launch Vehicle Set from Bandai includes the following: Apollo 13 and Saturn V rockets (S-IC 1st stage, S-II 2nd stage, S-IVB 3rd stage, S-II aft interstage, S-IVB aft interstage), Spacecraft Lunar Module Adaptor, Command Module, 2 types of Service Modules (normal and damaged versions), Launch Escape Subsystem and Boost Protective Cover, Support Ship Antenna, Lunar Module (upper and lower stage), 2 Command Module Flotation Devices, rescue helicopter, 2 rescue divers, and post-splashdown Command Module. This is a truly incredible item that space nuts will not want to pass up! It measures nearly 30-inches tall when fully assembled. This historical collector’s piece features Service Module internal mechanics replicated using actual schematics to show how the module looked without the Sector-4 panel, and the Saturn V launch vehicle can be disconnected to show each stage. In addition, an extensive array of stands are included to facilitate both vertical and horizontal display, and there are support arms and small stands for display of the Command/Service Module and rescue helicopter. These can be used to recreate the successful Command Module splashdown and rescue scene! While Apollo 13 never made its intended lunar landing, the entire crew managed to return safely to Earth in one of the most harrowing and heroic manned missions in space program history. This inspirational story of bravery and human ingenuity can be relived through this amazing NASA Apollo 13 and Saturn V Launch Vehicle Otona no Chogokin Set. Ages 14 and up.
Special display stands included
Accessory parts included
Import from Japan