Women of NASA Lego set. Photo credit: Maia Weinstock / Flickr Creative Commons
Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Lego fans, we have liftoff.
The Denmark-based toy maker announced Tuesday that it will release a fan-designed Women of NASA set featuring minifigures of mathematician Katherine Johnson – whose story was told in the Academy Award-nominated film "Hidden Figures" – and four other trailblazers.
According to its project description page, the set also features minifigures of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space; Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space; computer scientist Margaret Hamilton; and astronomer Nancy Grace Roman.
Lego said it is still working on the set's design and will have more details about pricing and availability later this year or early next year.