Women of NASA

LEGO Ideas Women of NASA Set Sells Out Online

Everyone knew this set was going to be a hit when it was announced as the LEGO Ideas winner way back when.  If you got one early, consider yourself lucky.  They are currently out of stock online.  The sets are currently fetching double retail on the secondary market.  If they aren’t gone already, you might get  lucky and still find them on shelves somewhere.  


Lego Blasts Off Honoring the Women of NASA


Lego revealed their latest building set and it honors the women of NASA.  The set honors five women of NASA in particular.   The women are computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, mathematician Katherine Johnson, astronaut Sally Ride, astronomer and executive Nancy Grace Roman and astronaut Mae Jemison.

The set was part of the LEGO Ideas competition and was revealed as the winner this week.  The idea was proposed last year by Maia Weinstock, deputy editor of MIT News.  (more…)