SUMMARY: Okay, this is pretty cool... the European Space Agency is providing plans so you can build a 1:40 scale model of the Mars Express spacecraft - the real one will reach Mars on December 25th, 2003. I took a quick look at the plans and it's a little challenging, but, it could be fun if you're handy with glue and scissors. You'll also want access to a colour printer when you print off the templates. They've also got links to other spacecraft, like SOHO.

Click here to access the plans.

Let me know how it goes.

Fraser Cain
Universe Today

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