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Women of NASA on LEGO Ideas - Margaret Hamilton's code to the moon

Ladies rock outer space! Vote to make this a real LEGO set: ideas.lego.com/projects/147876

 

This vignette of computer scientist Margaret Hamilton is part of "Women of NASA," a project on the LEGO Ideas contest celebrating five pioneering women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. While working at MIT under contract with NASA in the 1960s, Hamilton developed the on-board flight software for the Apollo missions to the moon — seen here printed out in book form as a nod to a famous photo in which Hamilton stood next to her reams of code.

 

If this project receives 10,000 votes, you could soon buy one at a LEGO store near you!

 

The full Women of NASA set includes four additional minifigures — of Sally Ride, Mae Jemison, Katherine Johnson, and Nancy Grace Roman — plus vignettes including a microscale Hubble Space Telescope, space shuttle, and instruments of the Apollo era.

 

To see the full set and to vote, visit: ideas.lego.com/projects/147876. Thanks for your support!

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Taken on March 27, 2016