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2001: A Space Odyssey Space Station V Model Kit


  • Catalog #: 184FP01
  • Theme #1: 2001: A Space Odyssey

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$134.99

2001: A Space Odyssey Space Station V Model Kit:

Inspired by the classic "wheel" space stations of Dr. Werner von Braun, the partially built Space Station V served as the orbital way station for people traveling to and from the moon.  An Orion III shuttle's approach to the rotating Space Station, choreographed to Strauss' 19th Century "The Blue Danube," is one of the most iconic scenes in motion picture history.

 The size of "real" space station is under much dispute.  Sources close to the production insist was meant to be 1,000 feet in diameter.  However, director Stanley Kubrick "cheated" by optically reducing the size of the approaching Orion III as it approached the station to enhance the drama, causing fans to recalculate the station's "actual" size two twice that...or more.

 To placate fans, we're including two Orion III miniatures along with the station -- one in 1:1400 scale and one in 1:2800, so the resulting 8.6" diameter model can be which ever scale you choose!

Scale: 1:1400 or 1:2800 (Depending on P.O.V.)
• Diameter: 8.6 inches
• Material: Resin / PhotoEtch
• Number of Pieces: 200+
• Pattern by Scott Lowther
• Casting Mana Studios
• Photoetch by Paragraphix
• (1) 1:1400, (1) 1:2100 and (1) 1:2800 Orion III shuttles included

NOTE TO PURCHASER: This is a Resin Model Kit and requires model building and painting skills. Many parts may require prep, sanding, fitting and some scratch building. Some models do not come with printed box or instructions and are intended for experienced modelers.

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