Toy maker LEGO could soon make mini figures honoring female astronauts and scientists of NASA if a proposal to do so gains traction.
Mattel’s female superhero collection and Lego’s short-lived but successful limited-edition female scientist line showed there’s demand for female figurines. With the space-themed collection, science writer and Lego enthusiast Maia Weinstock—who created a Legal Justice League with the US Supreme Court’s women—wants to recognize the women who have played many critical roles at NASA.
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Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.