Lego Announces Women of NASA Set for Production
Posted on : 03-10-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
About twice a year, Lego holds its Lego Ideas competitions, stiff contests in which fan suggestions are pared down to one or two that are eventually produced by the toy company. Maia Weinstock is an American science writer, and when her creation, the Women of NASA set was chosen this year, it was a dream come true for her. Following the Oscar-nominated film, "Hidden Figures," which celebrated the accomplishments of female NASA scientists during the height of the space race, the new set aims to commemorate a variety of women…
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LEGO to Make “Women of NASA” Collection
Posted on : 03-09-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The toy company LEGO will produce a "Women of NASA" collection that will include a set of five figures based on women who worked for NASA.   The science writer Maia Weinstock had submitted the idea to LEGO Ideas, a website dedicated collecting ideas from fans for new LEGO sets. After designing their set, a participant has to then gain 10,000 supporters in order for the LEGO Review Board to consider it. The Board meets three times a year during the months of January, May and September to discuss the…
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