| Estes Mars Longship
Skill Level 2 Explorer Rocket
Build and launch your own Mars Longship™ and follow the full story of the human exploration and settlement of the red planet in Estes® Destination Mars! Over 27 inches tall and powered by D and E engines, this detailed model is impressive on display and on the pad.
The workhorse of the exploration fleet and a marvel of dynamic engineering, the Destination Mars™ Mars Longship™ planetary transport is the lifeline connecting old Earth to new Mars! Add it to your Mars fleet today!
First deployed in 2052 to support the expanding Mars outpost, the Mars Longship™ carries crucial supplies and eager explorers from Earth to Mars orbit, completing a circuit between planets every 18 months. But to the colonists the massive vessel is more than a cargo ship with each return, it’s a vital link to the old planet and a reminder of home.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, yellow glue, plastic cement, sanding block, hobby knife, masking tape, clear tape, primer (white), paint (black, orange, yellow) and clear coat (optional). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad with a 1/8 inch launch rod and Pro Series II Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
* E - launch pad (2238) and controller (2230) required when launching with E engines. Not included
Requires building supplies, an Estes launch system; Estes Engines and flight supplies not included.