The 2009 miniature Space Shuttle Transport
is modeled after the extremely popular 1999 Holiday Toy
. This toy is the twelfth edition in the Collectible Miniature Series. The Hess The 18-wheeler tractor trader transport features working head, tail, and accent lights, and its bed also acts as a landing pad. The sleek space shuttle also features working lights and has rolling wheels for a smooth landing! The 2009 Mini retailed for $6.99 and included an Energizer battery. There were 1,600,000 models produced in this twelfth run in the series. Interestingly this toy was released on May 22, 2009 during the time the Space Shuttle STS-125 was in orbit.