LEGO Builds a Life-Size Version of Buzz Aldrin’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit
Holy moly that’s impressive! Read more about the project on designboom.
employing a team of 10 LEGO masters, the life-size model spares no detail. using a variety of colored bricks, the work even includes the american flag on aldrin’s left shoulder using red and blue LEGOs and bits of moon dust on his legs using grey. in addition to the model of the spacesuit, the apollo 50 festival will also exhibit landscapes of the moon and mars, inviting members of the public to help in the assembly. visitors will also be able to help construct a model of NASA’s space launch system (SLS).
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.