Space Shuttle - 09172-1 - Vintage Airfix

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Space Shuttle

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main description.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Blasting off the Earth in 1979, the first Shuttle Orbiter will herald a new era in space exploration. It will eventually operate a regular service flying various loads into space and then returning them to earth. It is launched vertically like the Apollo spacecraft but lands like an aeroplane. This exciting project is now captured in model form with this new kit comprising 92 parts and made up of the delta-shaped orbiter vehicle, the two booster rockets and the huge fuel tank.

Airfix Catalogue information:
Series: 9
First Issued: 1978
Catalogue Ref - 15th Edition (1978): 09172-1
Catalogue Ref - 16th Edition (1979): 10172-1
Catalogue Ref - 1982 Edition: 10170-5
Catalogue Ref - 1983 Edition: 9 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2000 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2001 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2002 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2003 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2004 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2005 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2006 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2007 Edition: 10170
Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition: A10170
Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition: A10170
Catalogue Ref - 2013 Edition: A10170


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