OGS Explora is an oceanic research vessel owned by the Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale – OGS. The ship offers the national and international scientific community a wide range of functionalities, being equipped with laboratories and scientific equipment that allow it to operate in the fields of geophysics, geology, marine biology, and oceanography.

The Papermodel (scale 1:144)
Paper: 160 gsm, 80 gsm
Lenght: 51.5 cm
Width:8.5 cm
Height: 15.4 cm
Number of parts: 165
Instruction: visual, photo (italian, english)
Difficulty: 4/5

Model Pictures and Photo Instructions available at this page.

Enthusiasts can find photos and interesting information about the original Explora and its sister Prospekta in this old document published by the builder Prakla-Seismos GmbH in Hannover: Geophysical Research Vessels PROSPEKTA and EXPLORA

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13 Responses to r/v OGS EXPLORA

  1. Un grand merci Giuseppe !

    Bravo et bonne journée, Michel

  2. Frerichs says:

    Ahoi Giuseppe,

    many thanks for your very very very beautiful model. I´ll build the ship in 1:500.


  3. Herbert says:

    once again a very nice model. Thanks a lot for this

  4. Thankyou so much! The paper construction with the threesided tubes look very interesting and I look forward to trying it. The instruction is also very clear and it all looks as if the building of your model will give quite a lot of pleasure.
    With the best wishes from Sweden

  5. Hi Pino
    A lovely model of a very nice ship – thank you very much for posting.

  6. Christoph says:

    Hello Giuseppe,

    what a fine model.
    Thank you very much for making the ship available for download.

    Best wishes

  7. Romolo Costagliola says:

    Grazie da Australia!

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