Great news for LEGO fans, NASA fans, women in science… heck, great news for everyone; LEGO has greenlit a new “Women of NASA” minifig set. Designed by science editor and writer, Maia Weinstock, the minifigs celebrate the history of women in STEM.
The set features:
- Katherine Johnson (mathematician, subject of the film “Hidden Figures“)
- Margaret Hamilton (computer scientist)
- Katherine Johnson (mathematician and space scientist)
- Sally Ride (astronaut, physicist, and educator)
- Nancy Grace Roman (astronomer); and
- Mae Jemison (astronaut, physician, and entrepreneur)
Pricing and availability should be announced in late 2017. In the meantime, you can find out more about the project over at LEGO Ideas.