Astron Spaceman

Kit# K-9

White Facecard, Blue ASTRON SPACEMAN Letters

Yellow Hang Tag

Pre Damon Era


Image by Gerry Fortin

Designer: Vern Estes

Production Years: 1968-1969

Retail Pricing Range: $0.75

Rarity: Rare

Description: Horizontal image: pre-Damon Era Astron Spaceman from late 60's; I believe this kit variety with instructions as facecard and yellow hang tag was produced from 1968 through 1969. The facecard is also part of the instruction sheet. The facecard is white background with white images of the Spaceman rocket on a square gray background. The name "ASTRON SPACEMAN" in printed in blue letters while the price of "Only $0.75" is shown in black.

The kit features a main body tube for spaceman body, an engine tube, balsa nose cone for the head, balsa fin stock, a pattern sheet, launch lug, and instructions.

Additional information can be found at the following links;

JimZ Kit Plan Link: Estes K9

Essense Model Rocket Reviews: OOP K9 Spaceman Clone

Specifications: Length (7.25 in), Wide (4.0 in), Weight (0.45 oz)

Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/2A6-2, A5-4, B4-4, B6-6, C6-7

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