Recognized as one of Estes' most popular scale model kits, this hard to get Mercury Redstone is approximately a 1/40th scale model of the history-making rocket which put the first US astronaut into space. Perfect for beginners in scale model rocket building, the rocket comprises
plastic fins, an interlocking engine mount and "through-the-tube" fin construction. "Liberty Bell 7" decals commemorating the return of US astronaut "Gus" Grissom's capsule, which was lost at sea for several decades, are also included.
Skill Level: 2
Engine Mount: 18mm
Decals: Water Soluble
Motors: B6-4, C6-3, C6-5, D21-7T
Est. Altitude: 150m
Recovery Via: 2 x Parachute (1 x 30cms, 1 x 45cms)