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Best Lego space sets and deals for 2021

Lego's NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander toy set was developed with input from the space agency to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
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Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for the space-loving Lego fan in your life or looking for something to add to your personal collection, we've got you covered. Below are some of the coolest science and science-fiction-themed items Lego has to offer. 

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Amazing Lego spaceships, rovers and spaceports

Lego City Space Mars Research Shuttle Building Kit
$39.99 at Amazon
If you always wanted to fly on Mars, this set will let you soar to new heights. This combination rover, space shuttle and drone set allows young builders to explore the Red Planet by land and by air. View Deal

Lego City Space Deep Space Rocket and Launch Control:$99.99 at Lego.com

It's Mars versus the monorail on this epic launch kit set from Lego, available on Amazon. The multi-stage rocket and opening launch tower are available in frustration-free packaging. The epic 837-piece set includes 6 minifigures: 2 astronauts, 2 scientists, a launch director and a ground crew technician. You'll also get a robot, a space telescope, a rover with an articulated arm and a launchpad.View Deal

Lego City Rover Testing Drive: $41.99 at Amazon

This 202-piece set allows you to build a rover ready to explore the Martian surface. Complete with a crew of 2 Lego city minifigure astronauts, this set comes with the pieces to build a rover with an opening cockpit, a grappling arm you can use to "take Martian samples," a solar power generator and other tools that your astronaut crew can use on Mars. Stock is low, so order soon.View Deal

Lego Overwatch Watchpoint: Gibraltar: $99.00 at Amazon

The 730-piece Overwatch set includes a rocket, launch power and game hero figurines including Mercy, Pharah, Reaper and Winston. Stock is low, so order soon.View Deal

Cool Lego NASA sets for young and old

Lego NASA Space Shuttle Discovery
$199.99 at Lego.com
Build your own Hubble Space Telescope launch with Lego's 2,354-piece NASA Space Shuttle Discovery set. Read Space.com's review.View Deal

SOLD OUT Lego Apollo 11 Lunar Lander: $99.99 at Lego.com

Lego teamed up with NASA to make this special Apollo anniversary building set. The 1,087-piece kit includes the "Eagle" lunar module that brought Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Read the full story here.

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Lego Women of NASA Building Kit: $48.00 at Amazon

Four outstanding women from NASA's history got the Lego treatment in the Women of NASA set, available at Amazon while supplies last. The 231-piece building kit includes computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, astronomer Nancy Grace Roman, and astronauts Sally Ride and Mae Jemison as well as props relevant to each woman’s contributions to the space program. Read the full story here.
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Weird Lego alien sets for fun

Lego Space UFO Abduction: $110.99 at Amazon

This 110-piece set will let you take the side of the alien (or the farmer) in this attempted UFO abduction. It includes a tractor beam with "abducting function", so use with care. Supplies are running low, so nab this before it beams out of Amazon.View Deal

Lego ExoSuit: $63.49 at Amazon

No fear about a planet's atmosphere with this nifty Lego exosuit, available at Amazon. Conquer your next world with the 321-piece design, including poseable limbs, opening cockpit, grabbing claws and a couple of minifigures. Act quickly, as supplies are low.View Deal

Lego Space Alien Defender: $42.10 at Amazon

Like hoverbikes? How about all-terrain vehicles? You'll get them all with the Lego Space Alien defender set on Amazon. It's a fun build with 105 pieces, including an anti-UFO laser and 2 flick missiles. Snap this deal up quickly, because stock is low.View Deal

Lego Galaxy Squad Crater Creeper: $39.99 at Amazon

Dive tentacle-first into epic alien battling with the 105-piece Lego Galaxy Squad Crater Creeper set, available at Amazon. It will pit a crater "creeper" alien against a hovercraft-flying astronaut minifigure. Once you finish the build, Lego's advice for success is self-explanatory: "Don't get caught in the chomping jaws; fire the missiles." And make sure to buy quickly before supplies disappear.View Deal

Lego UFO Alien Spaceship Polybag: $14.99 at Amazon

This flying saucer at Amazon is great for beginning Lego players, with only 36 pieces to get your alien in the air. Stock is low at the moment, so buy soon before the deal flies away.View Deal

Awesome Lego alien minifigures

Lego Classic Alien: $21.88 at Amazon

Relive the classic alien look with this menacing-looking Lego alien minifigure. The alien comes with a blaster (or is it a probe?) for intergalactic warfare. Only a few of these are left, so act quickly.View Deal

Lego Galaxy Squad Alien Buggoid: $14.95 at Amazon

Get ready to take over your next planet with this tough-looking alien. The bug-like armor skin is a nice touch, and should help with dealing with very cold weather. Stock is low, so order whilst you can.View Deal

Lego Alien Avenger: $11.00 at Amazon

Charge gladiator-style to your next planet with the alien avenger. The thick armor and growly face will surely make each planet's inhabitants do your bidding.View Deal

The best Lego sci-fi sets for kids

Lego Classic Creative Fun: $65.99 $61.84 at Amazon

Save 6% at Amazon with this 900-piece set, while supplies last. With LEGO Classic Creative Fun, your family can build anything they can dream up  — from spaceships to imaginary Martian habitats and so much more. View Deal

The Lego Movie 2 Space Palace: $99.94 at Amazon

This discontinued set from Lego Movie 2 is now available, so act fast while this is in stock.  With this 995-piece set, you can build Queen Watevra’s "So-Not-Evil" Space Palace. The set includes a  bachelor Batman minifigure, a Celeste mini-doll figure, a figure of Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi and so much more. View Deal

The Force is strong with these Lego Star Wars sets

Lego Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Resistance A-Wing Starfighter | $37.02 at Amazon
Get ready to join the Resistance with this iconic "Star Wars" A-Wing fighter. In a package of 269 pieces, you'll get two firing missiles, a retractable landing gear and several action figures. It's rated for ages seven and up. Stock is low, so order soon.View Deal

Lego Star Wars: The Razor Crest
$129.99 at Lego.com
This best-selling set features the famous Razor Crest ship of "Star Wars: The Mandalorian." Included are four minifigures: The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Greef Karga and Scout Trooper.View Deal

Lego Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet: $59.99 at Lego.com
Go deeper into Mandalorian lore with this helmet, on an incredible deal at Lego.com. It features the most notorious bounty hunter, Boba Fett, who will take shape after 625 pieces are put together. You can buy now to make sure you secure your package.View Deal

Lego Star Wars Sith TIE Fighter: $79.90 at Amazon
Fly away with one of the most iconic ships of "Star Wars". This new set includes 470 pieces and minifigures of Finn, a First Order Pilot and Knight of Ren.View Deal

Lego Star Wars Kylo Ren's Shuttle Microfighter: $23.89 at Amazon
Kylo Ren, the tortured anti-hero of the "Star Wars" sequels, at least had a cool-looking ship to enjoy between the angst. You can fly it yourself after assembling the 72-piece Microfighter set. Make sure the Force doesn't warp away the limited stock before you buy it.View Deal

Star Wars Resistance Y-wing Microfighter: $17.09 at Amazon
Fight the Force of the dark side using this Lego Y-wing Microfighter piloted by Zorii Bliss. In this 86-piece set, you'll get two flick missiles and Zorii's super-cool helmet, a new piece for 2020.View Deal

Lego Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Snowspeeder: $110.48 at Amazon

Blast back to "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" on its 40th anniversary, before supplies disappear on this discontinued set. This 309-piece set takes you back to with a Snowspeeder ship, laser cannons and four minifigures: Luke Skywalker and Dak Ralter (who are both dressed in pilot outfits), a Rebel Trooper and even a special 20th anniversary Lando Calrissian.View Deal

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