Mercury Redstone Rocket 1/72
This handcrafted Mercury Redstone model is painstakingly built with a wealth of detail . Makes a great gift for any space buff or history fan.
The first successful Mercury-Redstone rocket flew on 19DEC1960. The rocket was used to launch Mercury capsules on suborbital trajectories into space. On 5MAY1961, a Mercury-Redstone launched America's first astronaut, Alan Sheppard, into space. On 21JUL1961, another Mercury-Redstone launched Virgil Gus Grissom into space.

Model is 1/72 scale and measures 14.5" tall.

Item #001078