Its maiden voyage was on August 30, 1984. Since then it has flown more than any other Spacecraft having completed 39 successful missions one of which was the launching of the Hubble Space Telescope. Discovery now resides at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC.
These amazingly detailed DIY models start as 4” square steel 3D models. Simply snip out the pieces and bend the tabs through corresponding connection points. Easy to follow instruction included. Tweezers or small needle nose pliers are suggested to facilitate assembly.
1 sheet of metal