Vanguard Satellite

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Item No: HL603

PROJECT VANGUARD was the US’s first artificial satellite program.

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PROJECT VANGUARD was the US’s first artificial satellite program. The Navy program launched Vanguard I in 1958. Though communications were lost in 1964, it remains the oldest man-made satellite still in orbit. This classic kit from the Hawk models tooling vault presents an early speculative look at the satellite. It features opaque and clear parts along with decals to label every aspect of the exploratory craft.

  • Skill Level: 2 (ages 10 and up)
  • Glue assembly
    • First release in over 50 years
    • Speculative early spacecraft
    • Retro long box packaging