Monday, December 12, 2016 - 03:51 AM UTC
A Mercury Redstone launch vehicle is due for release soon in 1/72nd scale.
Following on from their Mercury Capsule the Mercury Redstone kit will include - plastic sprues, photoetch, and waterslide decals.
About the Mercury Redstone
The Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle, designed for NASA's Project Mercury, was the first American manned space booster. It was used for six sub-orbital Mercury flights from 1960–61; culminating with the launch of the first, and 11 weeks later, the second American (and the second and third humans) in space.
A member of the Redstone rocket family, it was derived from the U.S. Army's Redstone ballistic missile and the first stage of the related Jupiter-C launch vehicle; but to human-rate it, the structure and systems were modified to improve safety and reliability.
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