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Lego and Space Travel: A Photo Gallery

LEGO’s Hayabusa Asteroid Spacecraft Box

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LEGO’s Hayabusa asteroid spacecraft went on sale in Japan on Friday, March 2, 2012. A limited number of the sets will be offered worldwide through the company’s website later this year.

LEGO Tatooine

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LEGO also released this new Tatooine desert planet in its Star Wars line.

LEGO X-wing Starfighter

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Among LEGO's new Star Wars offerings is this X-wing Starfighter.

That's No Moon, That's a LEGO Space Station

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LEGO's version of the International Space Station built by astronauts living aboard the real orbiting complex.

LEGO Star Wars

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LEGO unveiled a whole line of new Star Wars figurines and building kits this year at Toy Fair 2012.

Lego Man in Space

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This still from a video uploaded to YouTube by Toronto 17-year-olds Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad shows their homemade balloon launch of a Lego minifigure into the stratosphere to catch views of near space.

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