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Aircraft Details
Crew: 2-8
Length: 122 ft 2 in
Wingspan: 78 ft 1 in
Height: 58 ft 7 in
Loaded Weight: 240,000 lbs
Thrust: 3 x 393,800 lbs
Speed: 17,320 mph
Service Ceiling: 120 - 600 mi
LEGO® Model Details
Crew: 7
Length: 121 studs
Wingspan: 78 studs
Height: 58 studs
Durability: Medium*
Difficulty: Difficult
Pieces: about 3997
Created: August 2009
Version: 1

Space Shuttle

With the shuttle fleet retiring I thought building a LEGO® space shuttle was appropriate. This is not a model of any particular shuttle, but simply a generic "space shuttle". Eventually I probably will give it a name and finish a few of the details. I initially did a robotic arm to go with the shuttle, but didn't include it in the instructions because I wasn't completely happy with the design. At some point maybe I'll get back to it and complete an arm that I like and include it in the instructions... but for now it's on hold.

LEGO<sup>®</sup> Model vs. Real Space Shuttle
LEGO® Model vs. Real

As all the models were to scale, it was interesting to see the difference of scale between the fighters (say an F-16 Fighting Falcon) and the shuttle. It brought home how big the shuttle really is. That was actually one of my motivations in building to-scale LEGO® models: to be able to compare different aircraft sizes. It's part of my kid's education... at least that's my excuse!


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