LEGO's Women of NASA set
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LEGO to honor women of NASA in new set

LEGO has announced a new series of mini figures that will honor five female researchers and astronauts that have been crucial to the history of NASA.

The set will include:

  • Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, who developed the flight software for the Apollo missions to the moon
  • Katherine Johnson, a mathematician and space scientist who is known for calculating and verifying trajectories for the Mercury and Apollo programs
  • Sally Ride, the first American woman in space
  • Nancy Grace Roman, one of the first female executives at NASA who was known for planning the Hubble Space Telescope
  • Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space

This was designed by science writer Maia Weinstock.

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