Thanks To ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego Will Honor The Women Of NASA

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(TIML NEWS) Because of Hidden Figures, the group of African-American women who contributed to NASA’s space program in the 1960s are hidden no more. To continue to honor the Women of NASA’s legacy and inspire other young women, Lego is launching a new toy set of mini-figures.

The collection, which was brought to life by Maia Weinstock, will include NASA trajectory expert Katherine Johnson, whom Taraji P. Henson played in the film, as well as MIT computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, Fortune reports. The mini-figures will also include Mae Jemison, first African American woman in space; Sally Ride, first American woman in space, and physicist Nancy Grace Roman. In addition to its many characters, the set will include mini versions of computer programming machines, and the historic Hubble Space telescope. This is just purely awesomeness at its finest. Sound off below!!!

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