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The Advanced Medium Poly launch version of this model includes the exterior of the space shuttle orbiter as well as the external tanks, and solid rocket boosters. It also includes the spacecraft payload bay, cargo bay doors animated to open. The spacecraft model also includes animateable landing gear, elevons, rudder and is fully textured and built near to scale. This model includes the aerodynamic surface model of the spacecraft, tank, and boosters. It is completely and fully textured and all textures are provided as shown. This model is provided here in 9 different formats. This model is a medium poly count 3d model.
The shuttle program started in the late 1950s with design and development experiments. The program with the Space Shuttle orbiter lasted from the 1980s until the 2000s. It was a safe system with only two exceptions including the destruction of the vehicles and fatalities of the crews. The Space Shuttle program provided a reusable system for space flight that was historic in its implications, capabilities, and duration.