Corgi NASA Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Lunar Moon Landing Module Die Cast Metal Space Model CS90646
SKU: CS90646 Apollo 11 50th Anniv Lunar land
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2019 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, which is responsible for the first foot Prints on the Moon, which still remain there to this day. Known as LM, the lunar excursion model, LEM, Eagle and even haystack in internal and external communications during early mission planning. The lunar module landed on the moon's surface at 20: 47 tuck (coordinated Universal time) on July 20, 1969. With the Crew stepping onto the surface around 6 hour later on The 21st. The module stood at 23 feet tall and was 30 feet Wide. The LM was incapable of flying through the earth's atmosphere and was discarded in space after use, quite a remarkable 21. 3 billion Dollars! However, it still holds the record for being the first and only crewed vehicle to land anywhere other than earth. Amazingly, a humble Biro pen came to the aid of buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong when a circuit breaker was damaged by the team. By jamming a Biro in the circuit breaker's hole, The module managed to complete the lunar ascent!
- "One small step for Man, One giant leap for mankind. " words spoken by Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the Moon. Those moments of the 21st of July 1969 will resonate, entertain and inspire Generations to come.
- Corgi is proud to reintroduce this Apollo 11 commemorative model in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the scientific feat.
- This fit the box scale model is made of die-cast with a plastic base, The model is the perfect size as a desk or shelf ornament, coming with a plastic display stand. Makes a perfect gift for any person interested in space!
- "The EAGLE has landed. " then the moment of watching Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the Moon after leaving the lunar module, will make you wax nostalgia every time you look at this model on one of the most pivotal moments in history, witnessed by millions on live television.
- Apollo 11 continues to inspire new missions as well as young minds. With Mars 2020 launching off next year, This model inspires us all to see how far we have come with science, research and space exploration.