With last year’s box-office success of Hidden Figures , it’s only fitting that the trend of promoting pioneering women in science, engineering, engineering, and mathematics( STEM) percolated it’s route into the plaything world–now, as little figures.
On Tuesday Lego announced the debut of a determine unlike any others before it, Women of NASA, highlighting astronomer and instructor Nancy Grace Roman; computer scientist and entrepreneur Margaret Hamilton; cosmonaut, physicist and entrepreneur Sally Ride; and astronaut, physician, and engineer Mae Jemison–each as a mini-figurine.
The box also includes three constructs representing the women’s region of expertise: a posable Hubble Space Telescope with a projected image of planetary nebula for Roman, a stack of volume parts representing the Apollo Guidance Computer for Hamilton, and a launchpad and Space Shuttle Challenger with three removable rocket stages for Ride and Jemison.
Each set includes a booklet about the four featured women of NASA, as well as the fan inventor and Lego decorators behind the relevant recommendations, who hope their sorcery inspires even more young girl to get involved with these fields of study.
In total, the box contains 231 parts. Wives of NASA goes on sale Nov. 1 for $24.99.