The Atlantis space shuttle and its crew ended its mission on the STS-135 mission exactly ten years ago, when the machine was fired at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 21, 2011.
Crack Planetarium has prepared an online program in which it will summarize the milestones of this great universe. According to European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel. The golden sign will then be presented to the world escape of the Atlantis space shuttle model in a 1: 1 scale.
Tm planetria worked on the model for two years. Its length is 11 meters and 6 meters, at the highest point it is 4.5 meters high and we have estimated the weight at 4 tons, describes Jan Spratek, an expert at the programming department of the Prague Planetarium.
Introduced a model of a space shuttle
The supporting structure is your devo, but you can’t see it at all. The white structure of the packaging is made of plaster and we created the heat from PVC sheets. We made extensive use of 3D printing, especially when creating the cabin and engine nozzles, he added.
Soon there will be a simulator
In about a year, they will complete the fortress mock-ups to create a world-unique simulator, on which visitors will be able to help themselves with a long checklist with a shuttle pistol. All the cab controls, printed on a 3D printer, are fully functional. According to Jan Spratek, this is a simulator that has no equivalent in the world.
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