A Mercury Redstone launch vehicle is due for release soon in 1/72nd scale.
In the early days of the American space program, there were 2 manned programs: one civilian, under NASA, and one military. At a time when there were no treaties regarding man in space operations, the US Military had a concept for a space based watchtower - the MOL.
Checking in with LVM Studios, we see that they released a new 1/48 resin Soyuz Spacecraft that allows the model builder to create the TMA (2003-2012) and the early TMA-M (2010-2012) Soyuz variants.
Horizon Models has released a 1/72 plastic Mercury spacecraft . This kit allows the modeler to make two Mercury capsules.
Originally made by Adams Models in 1958, this kit has never been reissued until now. The Vanguard rocket was intended to be the first launch vehicle the United States would use to place a satellite into orbit.
"HTV (H-II Transfer Vehicle) 1/72 by AMK-kits has been released by LVM Studios.
"The HTV (H-II Transfer Vehicle), designed and built in Japan, is JAXA’s unmanned cargo transfer spacecraft that delivers supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The HTV delivers more than 12,000 pounds of cargo, both pressurized and unpressurized, to the ISS. HTV performs a rendezvous with the space station and holds position several meters away. The crew uses the station’s robotic arm to capture HTV and install it on the bottom side of the station’s Harmony node."
Coming soon from Fantastic Plastic are experimental spacecraft and X-Planes:
* Northrop HL-10 (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1966)
* Martin X-24A (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1969)
* Northrop M2-F3 (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1960s)
* Martin Marietta X-24B (1:48) Experimental Lifting Body (1973)
Round 2 has released a plastic injection model of the "Project Vanguard `Hawk' Satellite."
No not another Chris Hemsworth figure but a kit originally produced by the model company Adams in the 50's , the Thor ICBM. This kit is soon to be released by Glencoe and has not seen reintroduction since its original release.
The latest kit from New Ware is of a vehicle from the world's latest addition to space faring nations. A 1/144 resint kit of Iran's Safir.
L'Arsenal is set to release a 1/24 Ranger 8 space probe. "The 1€ price is not the sale price! It is about a pre-reservation so that the people who wish it can receive this kit from its release."
DragonUSA will release a 1/72 plastic model of the Saturn V rocket in April, 2015.
Revell of Germany has re-released a 1/144 plastic model kit of the International Space Station.
Larson Designs has released a resin Apollo 11 Lunar Astronaut figure.
Industria Mechanika has released some realistic-looking warehouse and shipping decals.
Dragon Models has released a 1/400 Space Shuttle Endeavour sitting on top the Crawler Transporter.
Larson Designs has released a 1/24 resin Lunar Rover kit.
LVM Studios has released a 1/144 Angara-1.2pp Rocket titled, “First Flight.”
LVM Studios has released a photoetch detail set for the 1/144 Revell Shuttle Launch Tower.
Fantastic Plastic has released a resin 1/72 "Rotary Rocket: Roton."
Round 2 has released a 1/200-scale Saturn V plastic kit for 2014.
Dragon Models is releasing a 1/144 plastic kit of the Space Shuttle "Discovery" on top the back of the modified NASA 747 jumbo jet.
Dragon Models has released a 1/72 plastic scale model kit of NASA's Gemini Space Capsule.
Revell of Germany celebrates the movie "Gravity" with their three real spacecraft plastic kits.
Revell-Germany has released a 1/144-scale plastic model of SpaceShip Two and WhiteKnight Two.
After 2 years of development LVM Studios announces the first 3 detail sets which are part of a complete series for detailing the in 1986 released Shuttle Launch Tower (4910/4911) by Revell.
Aoshima are going to release the H-IIB Rocket, which is an expendable launch system, which was the launch vehicle for the H-II Transfer Vehicles (HTV) towards the International Space Station.
Dragon models are to launch a completely new line of 1/72 scale model spacecraft. The first kit in this new collection is of the Apollo 11.
Revell have released the Command and Lunar Module "Eagle" from the Apollo 11 Mission, as separate kits.
Revell are going to release the Russian Spacecraft Vostok in 1/24th. This kit will be a limited edition model and is due out around May.
Hasegawa have released a Space Shuttle orbiter with the Hubble telescope.
Also on the horizon is the Space Shuttle orbiter and Boeing 747 kit.
Fantastic Plastics 1/48th Big Gemini kit has now been released.
Airfix are set to re-release 3 Space rocket kits.
Mach 2 are a French company that has been producing aircraft kits for a few years.
They have also produced a wide range of Thor rocket variants in 1/48th scale, as well as a 1/125 Ariane 5.
Their latest releases are the R-7 Semiorka rockets.
Revell are set to release a new 1:144 kit of the International Space Station next month.
Airfix have re released their 1/144 scale Saturn V launch vehicle and 1/72 scale Lunar Module.
New rockets are beign offered by New Ware Space Kits. Not many new items come out so this is refreshing news.