This National Geographic Kids 3D Space Exploration Puzzle is a model of the Space Shuttle Discovery and comes with a fascinating booklet that is packed with eye catching photographs and fun facts.
The Space Shuttle Discovery's first mission, STS-41-D, flew from August 30 to September 5 1984. With over 27 years of service, it launched and landed 39 times, gathering more spaceflights than any other spacecraft to date. It embarked on its last mission, STS-133, on February 24 2011 and touched down for the final time at Kennedy Space Centre on March 9 2011, having spent a cumulative total of almost a full year in space. Discovery performed both research and International Space Station (ISS) assembly missions. The spacecraft is now on display in Virginia at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Centre, annex of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.
This 3D Puzzle is made of paper and expandable polystyrene foam board, it is easy to assemble without the use of any other tools or glue. No of Pieces: 65 Model Size: 25cm x 22.3cm x 46.7cm. Age: 5+ years.