The success of LEGO’s Women of NASA set proves that girls want STEM inspiration

The success of LEGO’s Women of NASA set proves that girls want STEM inspiration
 

LEGO’s Women of NASA toy set hit the number one spot in Amazon’s best-selling toys and games list.
The set features real-life NASA heroines, including astronauts Sally Ride and Mae Jemison, astronomer Nancy G Roman (known as the ‘mother’ of the Hubble Telescope) and Margaret Hamilton, the computer scientist who wrote the code that helped Apollo 11 to land on the moon.
And, obviously, it includes a spaceship. Because what’s a LEGO set without a spaceship?
For pretty much ever, if a young girl wanted to play with a spaceship, she had only male astronaut figures to go with it.
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6 November 2017 in Hot News, Views: 34
Source: Metro
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