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For a change something not meant to destroy or kill.

This is AMT's 1/25 1964 Mercury Comet. I wasn't sure why I wanted to build this, we never owned one growing up or after, and yet when Round 2 announced that it was reissuing it, I was weirdly drawn to it. Then the burnt-out brain cells [...]

Horizon Models 1/72 Mercury-Redstone

“I’m a hell of a lot cooler than you guys. Why don’t you fix your little problem and light this candle?” So remarked Alan Shepard, first American in space, as he sat inside his tiny Mercury capsule on May 5th, 1961, atop a Redstone [...]

Failure is not an option

After watching so many documentaries on the Mercury and Apollo programs a man can possibly take, I kept thinking of those über nerds in similar outfits of white short sleeved shirts and black ties. Who were they, what did they do? Was it [...]

Mercury Spacecraft from HORIZON MODELS 1/72

HORIZON MODELS from Australia are specialized on spacecraft from the cold war era. They produce launch systems and modules, too. The kit was a birthday surprise from my lovely wife. It also includes a stand and the Mercury logo. I built an [...]

Mercury and Gemini Space capsules 1/48 Revell, reissue

This a 2012 selected subjects program reissue of a kit originally issued in 1964 of, which I built as a spaced out kid, This time I wanted to do it 'right'. Granted, I don't recall how the original kit was. but Revell should be ashamed of [...]