LEGO® in space: building a satellite

Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, on board the International Space Station, examines the effect of microgravity by building a satellite made of LEGO® bricks. How will this affect the time it takes to build a model made of just 35 pieces? Take a look at the video below to find out:

Building a satellite on board the ISS

An inspiration card from the Space & Airport Set is available for download from Can your class build this model quicker than an astronaut?

The collaboration between LEGO and NASA brings great excitement to children big and small, interested in Aeronautics and Space travel. Find out more at

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