Team 4 | Fall 2011

The Boiler Shuttle is a toy designed for 10-14 year-olds. The main function of the toy is a pull-back-and-go mechanism. The toy consists of the main shuttle body and has the top hatch doors attached using hinges. Other parts like the vertical stabilizer are glued on. The secondary function of the toy is a button that releases an internal launch plate that kicks the door open and launches any small item placed on it. Toy is designed to engage children interested in space fantasies, discovery and exploration. It encourages imaginative play with a possible interest impact of science and engineering on the child.