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'LEGO Space: Building the Future'

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

A new book by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard presents LEGO versions of familiar space technology alongside futuristic visions. No Starch Press will publish "LEGO Space: Building the Future" on November 11, 2013. [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Voyager Spacecraft

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft may be in interstellar space, but you can always build another one on Earth. Here is one of the real-life space probes reimagined in LEGO form from "LEGO Space: Building the Future." [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Sleep Pods

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

The sleep pods from the science fiction classic film "Alien" in LEGO form from "LEGO Space: Building the Future." [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Opportunity Mars Rover

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity rolls on LEGO wheels in "LEGO Space: Building the Future." [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Moon Landing

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

One small step for a LEGO. A new book by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard presents LEGO versions of familiar space technology - including tje Apollo moon landings - alongside futuristic visions. No Starch Press will publish "LEGO Space: Building the Future" on November 11, 2013. [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Moonbase

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

LEGO bricks make up a imagined moonbase in "LEGO Space: Building the Future." [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Rocket Launch

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

A new book by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard presents LEGO versions of familiar space technology alongside futuristic visions. No Starch Press will publish "LEGO Space: Building the Future" on November 11, 2013. [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Sputnik

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

LEGO bricks form a model Sputnik satellite, the first satellite in history, in "LEGO Space: Building the Future." [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Gate Construction

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

A new book by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard presents LEGO versions of familiar space technology alongside futuristic visions. No Starch Press will publish "LEGO Space: Building the Future" on November 11, 2013. [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Sabotage

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

A new book by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard presents LEGO versions of familiar space technology alongside futuristic visions. No Starch Press will publish "LEGO Space: Building the Future" on November 11, 2013. [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

LEGO Curiosity Mars Rover

Peter Reid and Tim Goddard

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity explores a mock Martian surface in "LEGO Space: Building the Future." [Read the Full Story Behind the LEGO photos here]

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