Scaled Models

From simple 3D printed scaled models to fully funtional models of spacecrafts, rockets and more.

A scale model is a 3D physical representation of an object. Scale models are affordable solutions to be used with publicity, decoration, exhibition and educational purposes. At Space Robotics we have been making scale models for years, most often of space exploration related objects. Dozens of designs are available for purchase, and on request, we create any personalized exemplar you may need.

 

The size, the materials, the structural complexity, and the finish of each model usually depend on what it will be used for and on the desired level of detail. Anyhow, the customer is always free to choose between all the options available. 

Our scale range goes from 1:1 to 1:160. The most popular models are around 10 cm wide, at this scale they are easy to carry around, which makes them very convenient for public relationships or management meetings, or any other eventual situation. Despite their small size, at this scale they still have many fine details, so they are also useful for any other purpose. However, for exhibitions or for explanations to a large public, we are frequently asked for larger models.

Scale models may be a single static solid structure, but they can also be made of several pieces that are later assembled together. Static models are suitable for exhibitions and most general uses, but in education or science dissemination scenarios, detachable models are way more useful. Teaching the modules of the ISS, the parts of a satellite or the stages of a rocket can be much easier with a scale model that can be detached into the different parts. On request, we can even provide fully functional models with lights, sensors, and motorized details that move and behave like the originals.

Different materials and manufacturing techniques are also available. 3D printing used to be a sci-fi resource but nowadays is the cheapest and most useful technique in our hands. The 3D printing technology allows us to make prototypes and quickly incorporate modifications to the final design. All our 3D models are designed from scratch to ensure that its easy 3Dprint them with outstanding results. We use materials like PLA, which can be found in different colors and textures. However, the model can also be painted and finished afterward. Other materials can also be used, with 3D printers we can even create eatable models!

3D printing is our cheapest and most efficient manufacturing technique, but for the most exigent costumers, handmade models carefully built with realistic materials are also available on request. Whatever you are looking for, we can make it real.

If you still have doubts about which is the best scale model for you, or if you are ready to order it, contact us with the form below and we will write you back as soon as possible.

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Sentinel 2 – Scaled Model for Museum

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Rover Perseverance 1:10 and Ingenuity full scale

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SMOS satellite 1:4 scaled model

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Sentinel 6 / Jason-CS Scaled Model

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ESA DSN scaled model Antena 1:50

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ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot Update

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SpaceRobotics at ExpoAstronómica 2019

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Scaled Model of ESA’s ESTRACK’s 35m antenna shipped to Australia.

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ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot

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Spanish Tech on Mars – 3D Printed TWINS for the InSight presentation

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Augmented Reality Planetary Art Exhibition

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2020 ExoMars’ Rover, the final design.

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JUICE, the final design.

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The very best 3D 67P for the CAESAR team

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Galileo Satellite Scale Model

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Sentinel 2 – Scaled Model for Museum

Sentinel 2 – Scaled Model for Museum

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission comprises a constellation of two polar-orbiting satellites placed in the same sun-synchronous orbit, phased at 180° to each other. It aims at monitoring variability in land surface conditions, and its wide swath width (290 km) and...

Rover Perseverance 1:10 and Ingenuity full scale

Rover Perseverance 1:10 and Ingenuity full scale

The NASA Perseverance rover will land on Mars in few days. After Curiosity this new six-wheeled Martian rover is tasked with prowling the crater, believed to have been the site that housed a Martian lake billions of years ago, to search for signs of life ancient...

Robotic Rosalind Franklin v3 – COVID online demostrator

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SMOS satellite 1:4 scaled model

SMOS satellite 1:4 scaled model

Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) is a satellite which forms part of ESA's Living Planet Programme. It is intended to provide new insights into Earth's water cycle and climate. In addition, it is intended to provide improved weather forecasting and monitoring of...

Sentinel 6 / Jason-CS Scaled Model

Sentinel 6 / Jason-CS Scaled Model

About Sentinel 6/Jason-CS Earth observation mission The mission is a constellation of two identical satellites that are launched sequentially. Each satellite carries a radar altimeter to provide high-precision and timely observations of the topography of the global...

ESA DSN scaled model Antena 1:50

ESA DSN scaled model Antena 1:50

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New scaled models space shop

New scaled models space shop

We are open for business! After many years of carefully designing, producing and selling scaled models of many space exploration missions, we have finally opened our own online store. Our new space shop For many years now, we have been designing and producing scaled...

Accessible Scaled Models for the Lunar Museum

Accessible Scaled Models for the Lunar Museum

The Lunar Museum has already opened its doors in Fresnedillas de la Oliva (Madrid, Spain), next to NASA's former Manned Space Flight Tracking Station. Its new location hosts a renewed modern exhibition for which we have created many accessible scaled models. About the...

Working towards a way out the COVID-19 alert

Working towards a way out the COVID-19 alert

Like everyone else, SpaceRobotics.EU has taken extraordinary measures due to the covid_19 sanitary alert. Besides asking all our employees to work on-line from their homes to limit human contact and stop the propagation, at SpaceRobotics.EU we are contributing to...

ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot Update

ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot Update

    We update our functional robotic scaled model of ESA's ExoMars' Rosalind Franklin rover.     On ExoMars 2020 ExoMars 2020 will deliver a rover and a surface platform to our neighbour planet. Like in the previous ExoMars mission, a Russian...

SpaceRobotics at ExpoAstronómica 2019

SpaceRobotics at ExpoAstronómica 2019

  SpaceRobotics goes all-in at ExpoAstronómica 2019.   About ExpoAstronómica ExpoAstronómica is an astronomy fair organized yearly in Guadalajara (Spain) by the Yebes Townhall and the astronomy classroom AstroYebes. It’s the only...

Sal a Ver las Estrellas – Explorando el Cosmos – NubaloAR

Sal a Ver las Estrellas – Explorando el Cosmos – NubaloAR

"Explorando el Cosmos" is the latest "Sal a Ver las Estrellas" tool. Entirely designed by a SpaceRobotics.EU multidisciplinary team, this resource comprises a state-of-the-art space-related exhibition and an AR App through which you may interact with the entire...

ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot Update

ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot Update

    We update our functional robotic scaled model of ESA's ExoMars' Rosalind Franklin rover.     On ExoMars 2020 ExoMars 2020 will deliver a rover and a surface platform to our neighbour planet. Like in the previous ExoMars mission, a Russian...

SpaceRobotics at ExpoAstronómica 2019

SpaceRobotics at ExpoAstronómica 2019

  SpaceRobotics goes all-in at ExpoAstronómica 2019.   About ExpoAstronómica ExpoAstronómica is an astronomy fair organized yearly in Guadalajara (Spain) by the Yebes Townhall and the astronomy classroom AstroYebes. It’s the only...

Augmented Reality Topography Sandbox 2.0 for education and science

Augmented Reality Topography Sandbox 2.0 for education and science

Back in 2017, our AR team designed and built a colour-changing interactive augmented reality sandbox and changed forever how we explain topography to children. Two years later, they have come back with Space Robotics' "Augmented Reality Topography Sandbox 2.0", a...

ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot

ExoMars Rosalind Franklin 1:2 Robot

    We design and build a functional robotic scaled model of ESA's ExoMars' Rosalind Franklin rover.     About ExoMars 2020 ExoMars 2020 will deliver a rover and a surface platform to our neighbour planet. Like in the previous ExoMars mission, a...

The very best 3D 67P for the CAESAR team

The very best 3D 67P for the CAESAR team

We have created the very best 3D model of the comet 67P for NASA's CAESAR development team. It has been long since March 2004, when Rosetta was launched towards 67P, but it was only two years ago when the mission ended. Rosetta has been one of ESA's most ambitious...

Galileo Satellite Scale Model

Galileo Satellite Scale Model

We release our latest 3D creation: a Galileo satellite scale model. This model was designed from scratch under contract with ESA's Galileo Programme. Galileo is a global navigation satellite system created by the European Union (EU) and developed by the European Space...

Ariane 5 stage by stage Scale Model

Ariane 5 stage by stage Scale Model

Once again we bring to you a new 3D scale model of a space exploration related object. Our most recent creation is the famous Ariane 5, ESA's most powerful rocket currently in service. The model not only has fine details but it's also detachable into the different...

Gaia Scale Model

Gaia Scale Model

ESA's mission Gaia was our choice to create a new 3D scale model. Within ESA Horizon 2000 programme, Gaia was launched on December 19, 2013, by Arianespace, using a Soyuz ST-B rocket. It was launched from the French Guiana into a Lissajous orbit at Sun-Earth L2. Gaia...

Sentinel-5P Scale Model

Sentinel-5P Scale Model

Once again we bring you a new 3D model of a satellite, this time, Sentinel-5P, the latest launch of the Copernicus programme. The Copernicus programme is a joined initiative between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Union (EU) that participates through...

Goce Scale Model

Goce Scale Model

Today we present our latest 3D scale model: ESA's spacecraft Goce. This new model is designed from scratch to make it accurate, detailed and suitable for 3D printing. ESA's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) was launched in 2009 by a...