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Women of NASA LEGO Set

(Image credit: Maia Weinstock)

Science writer Maia Weinstock submitted a proposal to LEGO Ideas for a LEGO set honoring some of the women of NASA who pioneered space exploration, with settings and accessories that go along with their stories. The set garnered many votes from the public, and LEGO has chosen to manufacture it! The set should be available to purchase later this year. The LEGO company will tweak the design somewhat, so the finished product will look a bit different from Weinstock's images in her proposal. Continue reading to see those images of the five women featured in the set.    

NASA mathematician Kathrine Johnson, who was portrayed by Taraji P. Henson in the movie Hidden Figures. (Image credit: Maia Weinstock)

(Image credit: Maia Weinstock)



Astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. (Image credit: Maia Weinstock)

Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, who developed software for the Apollo program. (Image credit: Maia Weinstock)



(Image credit: Maia Weinstock)



Astronaut Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space. (Image credit: Maia Weinstock)

Former NASA Chief of Astronomy Nancy Grace Roman, who brought the Hubble Space Telescope to reality. (Image credit: Maia Weinstock)



(Image credit: Maia Weinstock)


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