Apollo 11 Command Module By Corgi Diecast Aviation
Item Number: CS90647
About Apollo 11 Command Module
Apollo 11 Command Module - 50th Anniversary Responsible for carrying all three astronauts and the Lunar Module into lunar orbit the Apollo Command module played a vital role in the Apollo 11 landings. The Command Module was 11m high and 3.9m wide, and having taken off from Kenedy Space Center Florida on July 16th delivered it�s passengers to their destination in just four days. On their return to Earth the three astronauts had to spend 21 days in quarantine to ensure they hadn�t contracted a,�moon disease� once finally released a parade and state dinner was hosted on the 13th of August to celebrate the mission�s success. In 1961 President John F. Kennedy had committed to seeing a man land safely on the moon within a decade and thus his p,romise to the world had been achieved.,,
About Corgi Diecast Aviation
Corgi Showcase is a series of top quality die-cast model aircraft suitable for children aged three and over. Each model comes with a display stand and all classic aircraft have a moving propeller. This series is ideal for the young aviation fan and offers a wide range of models to collect including biplanes, fighters, bombers and modern jets. Corgi has been recognised as the market leader in die-cast toys and collectables since 1956 when the brand was launched as "The ones with Windows". One of the most famous models created was the James Bond Aston Martin DB5 of which over 10 million have been purchased.The Corgi Toys range of aircraft has been created with the young aviation enthusiast in mind to provide an introduction to all those budding "air cadets" wanting to start their die-cast collection. A display stand is included. May be supplied in either Corgi Toys or Showcase packaging.
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