Women of NASA in LEGO form on November 1

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To celebrate the upcoming release of the Women of NASA set we're happy to have Maia Weinstock join us at the Flatiron District LEGO Store in New York City to meet and greet fans, while signing the Women of NASA LEGO set at this exclusive pre-release event. Hamilton, who led the team that developed software for the Apollo moon mission, can be placed in a diorama with a stack of books containing the Apollo Guidance Computer code. Johnson helped to calculate and verify launch and landing trajectories for the Mercy and Apollo programs, featured in the film Hidden Figures.

Nancy Grace Roman, 92, an astronomer and NASA executive who is known as the "Mother of Hubble" for her role in planning the Hubble Space Telescope. The astronauts - Jemison, who went into space in 1992, and Ride in 1983 - will each come with space shuttles with removable rocket boosters and orange fuel tanks modeled after the real thing.

Again, the Women of NASA set is on sale starting November 1, and will retail for $24.99.

This week the folks at LEGO presented the final version of what'll be one of the most awesome Minifigure-centric sets in history.

Sri Lanka eases ban on all-rounder Gunathilaka
Pakistan , on the other hand, seemed to have found their touch. "We have to wait and see who the players will be". Sri Lanka's supporting, meanwhile, has agreed to travel to Lahore as well.

"In all realms of science, engineering, and technology, pioneering women have historically been underappreciated for their often groundbreaking work", said Weinstock in a statement. A LEGO representative told Gizmodo the company wasn't able to "obtain approval from all key people" to include Johnson in the set. Johnson was left out because she apparently chose not to be part of the set.

Now at least, these barrier-breaking women will get some of the recognition they deserve in Lego form.

The idea was first proposed by Maia Weinstock, a deputy editor at MIT News, in 2016.

"With this project, I wanted to spotlight a fantastic group of women who have made seminal contributions to NASA history", Weinstock said.

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