Apex Russian 1:144 Carrier Rocket Vostok Model Built

Apex Russian 1:144 Carrier Rocket Vostok Model Built

Up for your consideration is this very nice Apex Russian 1:144 Carrier Rocket Vostok Model Built

* Awesome looking plastic model of the Russian Carrier Rocket Vostok, you wont have to build a thing, this is completely built and very well done, clean and trim. This model is very nicely painted. Comes with the original instructions, only one bad call is one of the thrusters is missing still a very nice model. This model comes from Apex Co in Moscow Russia. Instructions in Russian and English.

* Vostok (Russian Восток, translated as "East" ) was a family of rockets derived from the Soviet R-7 Semyorka ICBM designed for the human spaceflight programme but later used for other satellite launches. It was a subset of the R-7 family of rockets. On March 18 , 1980 a Vostok-2M rocket exploded on its launch pad at Plesetsk during a fueling operation, killing 48. An investigation into a similar – but avoided – accident revealed that the substitution of lead-based for tin-based solder in hydrogen peroxide filters had resulted in the breakdown of the H 2O 2 and the resulting explosion. (info credit wikipedia).

* This model measures: 10 1/4" nose to tail 2 7/8" wide at base, this is an absolutely nice piece.

* What an awesome piece, far out of production,
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