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Discover the Deep Atmosphere Research Craft (DARC-1) - a unique and powerful scientific vessel designed to explore gas giants in the outer solar system. Developed by the Space Corps Science Division, the DARC-1 flying model rocket is built for entry and maneuvering within the dense atmospheres of Jupiter-type planets to conduct research and exploration.
With its lifting body characteristics, this multi-section crewed vessel is perfect for atmospheric flight in dense gases and can maintain station under turbulent conditions. Upon completion of its mission, the DARC-1 ignites and discards its aft booster section to break atmosphere and initiate its journey back to Earth.
Built by Estes Industries, the DARC-1 flying model rocket is an expert build in the Space Corps fleet that requires a high level of skill to assemble.
The kit comes with all the necessary components, except for tools and construction and finishing supplies. Get your hands on the DARC-1 and take your love of model rocket building to the next level.
The Deep Atmosphere Research Craft is a one-of-a-kind scientific vessel developed by the Space Corps Science Division to explore the gas giants of the outer solar system. Designated DARC-1, this multi-section crewed vessel is designed for entry and maneuverability within the thick atmospheres of a Jupiter-type gaseous planet for study and exploration.
The lifting body characteristics of the DARC-1 flying model rocket are ideal for atmospheric flight in dense gases. It is capable of maintaining station under turbulent conditions, making it an excellent choice for certain types of flights. At the conclusion of its research mission, the DARC-1 initiates return by igniting and subsequently discarding its aft booster section to break atmosphere and set a trajectory for its journey home.
The DARC-1 became operational in 2052 and performed successful atmospheric surveys of Jupiter, Saturn, and some of their major moons. However, an accident over Titan caused the spacecraft to meet a tragic end.
The DARC-1 flying model rocket by Estes Industries is an expert build in the Space Corps fleet. It requires a high level of skill to assemble. Assemble each rocket in the Space Corps range to enhance your building abilities.
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