Women of NASA on LEGO Ideas - Katherine Johnson
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This vignette of Katherine Johnson is part of "Women of NASA," a project on the LEGO Ideas contest celebrating five pioneering women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Johnson, a mathematician and space scientist, was a longtime NASA researcher who is best known for calculating and verifying trajectories for the Mercury and Apollo programs — including the Apollo 11 mission that first landed humans on the moon. She is a 2016 recipient of the U.S. Medal of Honor, the highest recognition given to American civilians.
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, Margaret Hamilton, and Nancy Grace Roman — plus vignettes including a microscale Hubble Space Telescope, space shuttle, and replica of a famous photo showing the code that got astronauts to the moon.
To see the full set and to vote, visit: ideas.lego.com/projects/147876. Thanks for your support!