Atomic City 1/12 Mercury Capsule Plastic Model Kit 0062001
Project Mercury was NASA's name for our first manned space program, and on May 5, 1961, Commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. piloted Freedom 7 to became the first American in space. The other 5 Commanders included Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Gordon Cooper, Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom and John Glenn.

MRC, along with Atomic City Model Engineering recreated a perfect miniature of this aircraft and it's escape tower. Measuring over 2 feet tall, this miniature piece of history is incredibly detailed with attention to detail that will astound you. The Mercury capsule's corrugated exterior is fully covered with rivets, engraved markings and every detail of the original. The interior detail contains the instrumentation along with a vinyl Astronaut figure to add to the realism. The three rocket, red escape tower is there too, and on the original would have rocketed the capsule to safety if there was a problem with the Redstone launch vehicle. Can be displayed in various flight configurations - deployable destabilizer open/closed.

This is an impressive model, and the space modeler can build any one of the six legendary Mercury capsules.

  • Corrugated exterior covered with rivets and fully engraved markings
  • Marvelously detailed cockpit interior
  • Includes escape tower, antenna fairing, recovery compartment, crew cabin, heat shield, vinyl astronaut figure, and retropack.
  • All parts fit together beautifully
  • Escape Tower is removable
  • Can be displayed in numerous flight configurations - Deployable Destabilizer Open/Closed
  • Comes with decals for you to build any one of the 6 legendary Mercury capsules. Including: Aurora 7, Sigma 7, Faith 7, Freedom 7, Liberty Bell 7, and Friendship 7

Plastic model kit, assembly required.  Glue, paint and finishing supplies not included.

We are not responsible for any taxes, duty, VAT, customs or other fees on the receiver’s end.
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Atomic City 1/12 Mercury Capsule Plastic Model Kit 0062001

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$89.99
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$71.99
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Project Mercury was NASA's name for our first manned space program, and on May 5, 1961, Commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. piloted Freedom 7 to became the first American in space. The other 5 Commanders included Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Gordon Cooper, Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom and John Glenn.

MRC, along with Atomic City Model Engineering recreated a perfect miniature of this aircraft and it's escape tower. Measuring over 2 feet tall, this miniature piece of history is incredibly detailed with attention to detail that will astound you. The Mercury capsule's corrugated exterior is fully covered with rivets, engraved markings and every detail of the original. The interior detail contains the instrumentation along with a vinyl Astronaut figure to add to the realism. The three rocket, red escape tower is there too, and on the original would have rocketed the capsule to safety if there was a problem with the Redstone launch vehicle. Can be displayed in various flight configurations - deployable destabilizer open/closed.

This is an impressive model, and the space modeler can build any one of the six legendary Mercury capsules.

  • Corrugated exterior covered with rivets and fully engraved markings
  • Marvelously detailed cockpit interior
  • Includes escape tower, antenna fairing, recovery compartment, crew cabin, heat shield, vinyl astronaut figure, and retropack.
  • All parts fit together beautifully
  • Escape Tower is removable
  • Can be displayed in numerous flight configurations - Deployable Destabilizer Open/Closed
  • Comes with decals for you to build any one of the 6 legendary Mercury capsules. Including: Aurora 7, Sigma 7, Faith 7, Freedom 7, Liberty Bell 7, and Friendship 7

Plastic model kit, assembly required.  Glue, paint and finishing supplies not included.

We are not responsible for any taxes, duty, VAT, customs or other fees on the receiver’s end.
Check out our other items, and save on shipping! To receive combined shipping, place the items you wish to purchase in your cart and the discounted shipping will be calculated at checkout.

Please complete all your shopping before checking out, we cannot combine shipping on separate orders.

Sorry, no shipping refunds can be given for combining separate orders.

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