To have fun the fortieth anniversary of the primary area shuttle website, LEGO teamed up with NASA to create a brand new set. The $199.99 Space Ship Discovery will blast off on April 1st and comes with 2,354 items—every little thing that you must construct the shuttle and a Hubble Telescope.
LEGO selected the House Shuttle Discovery to commemorate former NASA Astronaut Kathy Sullivan, the primary girl to stroll in area. She took half within the mission that launched the Hubble Telescope. You possibly can see a full interview along with her on the LEGO website, the place she goes over the numerous particulars LEGO managed to suit into the set.
You’ll construct a LEGO Hubble Telescope as a part of the set, and it matches into the payload space of the House Shuttle. You possibly can retailer it there or show it individually, because of a second stand and plaque. When stowed away, the photo voltaic panels fold in so it will probably match within the shuttle.
The highest of the cockpit space comes off so you possibly can see the place the astronauts stayed throughout launch and entry the sleeping quarter. The touchdown gear can fold out, as does the robotic arm used to deploy the Hubble telescope. The middle engine even turns to maneuver the shuttle’s elevator.
You possibly can head to the LEGO website to see a full interview with former NASA Astronaut Kathy Sullivan. The LEGO House Shuttle Discovery will go on sale for $199.99 on April 1st. LEGO charges the House Ship Discovery for 18 and up, making it extra difficult than a lot of its space-themed units.