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100th Anniversary of the Tank

Dominating the battlefield for 100 years, the tank was initially designed to break the stalemate of trench warfare and provide infantry units with a mobile, armored base of fire that would give them a significant tactical advantage. Since that time, the tank has developed into an essential component of any integrated military force, whilst always challenging designers to find new ways of combining effective fire-power with greater speed and mobility – in the world of

Academy Da Vinci Bridge

Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, botanist and writer. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance man, a man whose unquenchable curiosity was equaled only by his powers of invention. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. Academy Da Vinci Bridge Model This is another

Academy Kayak Robot

The Kayak Robot is an educational kit powered by a motor that creates a reciprocating rowing motion. This movement in turn drives the paddles to propel the boat. It can run in bath tub , fish tank or other container. Easy to assemble, it needs no glue. The Robot Kayak demonstrates the principles of mechanical link and joint mechanisms. And it’s fun. Academy Kayak Robot Model My good little friend Keivan actually built this model in the

Lindberg U.S. Moon Ship

A flashback from 1958 comes the US Moon Ship. Released since then as the "Mars Probe Landing Module" and "Star Probe Space Shuttle", this is a vintage Lindberg kit of a Dr. Werner von Braun inspired conceptual spacecraft. Rather than the sleek aerodynamic spacecraft designs of the time this ship foreshadowed the practical design of the NASA moon landers to come. I can finally call this kit done and being Friday, I wouldn't like to leave

Revell Gemini Space 1/24 Capsule

Before NASA could send men to the moon, dozens of questions had to be answered. Was it possible for people to be in space long enough? Could space suits really protect astronauts in space? How would vehicle docking work? All these questions and more were answered by NASA scientists and courageous Project Gemini Astronauts tested the fixes to see if they actually worked. Without the efforts of Gemini, the Apollo missions never could have gone

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