SPACE SHUTTLE ASTRONAUT
On April 12, 1981, NASA launched the first re-usable orbiter into space. The Orbiter OV-102 Columbia (better known as "The Space Shuttle Columbia") left the launch pad for it's two day mission, ushering in a new era in the annals of space travel. The Space Shttle Astronaut is outfitted in a space suit with patches and air hose connector, helmet with communications link and visor, gloves, air hose, ventilator, boots and dog tags.
Scheduled release of this figure is September, 1997 with an approximate retail price of $29.99 per figure.