If you’ve ever wanted to build your own space station, you can now do it with just a few basic Lego bricks.
A post shared by John Lutz (@johnlutz) on Sep 27, 2018 at 7:24am PDTAs it turns out, that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to building spacecraft, and this isn’t even the first time Lego has brought together the spacecraft pieces for a single project.
Back in the early 2000s, Lego did the same thing with a pair of spacecraft parts, and the Lego Space Cube was actually built with just two parts: one that was a box of parts, one that had a computer and a video camera.
As it turns, Lego also released an official Lego Space Space Cube kit for a little while.
So, if you’re looking to build and operate a spacecraft, here are 10 simple steps to get started.