LEGO 10283: NASA Space Shuttle Discovery officiallly announced!

The LEGO Space Shuttle Discovery set in collaboration with NASA

The collaboration between NASA and The LEGO Group has been going on for quite some time now, releasing nearly one set every year, including the most famous ones such as the Saturn V, the LEM and the ISS.

NASA

Today, in fact, the set dedicated to the Space Shuttle Discovery was officially presented, the vehicle that in 1990 brought the Hubble telescope into orbit, which is also represented inthe set.

The set has the code 10283, the official name is “NASA Space Shuttle Discovery“, contains 2354 pieces and for a price of 179.99 € it will be sold starting from April 1st 2021. In addition, VIP members will be able to purchase (with 1800 points) the Ulysses Space Probe.

Official pics:

NASA
NASA

The dimensions of the Space Shuttle Discovery are as follows, including two display plates with a lot of real vehicle data:

21 cm high, 54 cm long e 34 cm wide.

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Complete and detailed official description of the set:

Celebrate the wonders of space with this LEGO® NASA Space Shuttle Discovery (10283) model building set for adults. With 2,354 pieces, this engaging challenge lets you build the Space Shuttle Discovery, plus the Hubble Space Telescope, launched on NASA’s STS-31 mission in 1990.

An astronaut’s view
Packed with features, this build marks the amazing accomplishments of Discovery. Open the payload bay to deploy the Hubble Telescope on its mission to explore the cosmos. Adjust the elevons, engage the landing gear on reentry and deploy the robotic arm. The cockpit opens to reveal flight and mid-decks with seats for 5 crew members. The telescope features movable solar panels and an aperture door. The multiple display stands let you display the space shuttle model and telescope individually or together.

A building project for you
The LEGO NASA Space Shuttle Discovery (10283) set is part of a series of buildable models for adults, offering an escape from everyday life with display pieces to admire.

Take a journey of exploration with this LEGO® NASA Space Shuttle Discovery (10283) model building kit for adults.
Enjoy hours of immersive building as you create both the Space Shuttle Discovery and the Hubble Space Telescope from NASA’s 1990 NASA STS-31 mission.
Check out all the authentic features, including the opening payload bay, retractable landing gear, opening cockpit, moving elevons, space arm, plus 5 seats for the crew.


The Hubble Space Telescope LEGO® build features movable solar panels and a hatch door, just like on the real thing.
Looking for the best gifts for adults who love a creative project? This space shuttle model will appeal to space enthusiasts and anyone wanting an immersive building challenge, making it a great gift.
Comes with coffee-table-style instructions that include inspirational design details. With multiple display stands, this space shuttle model makes an eye-catching centerpiece for the home or office.


The shuttle model measures over 8.5 in. (21 cm) high, 21 in. (54 cm) long and 13.5 in. (34 cm) wide, making it the perfect size to display.
This space shuttle model is from a series of collectible building kits designed for adult LEGO® fans who appreciate good design – perfect if you’re looking for top gifts for adults who love to build.


LEGO® building bricks are manufactured from high-quality materials. They’re consistent, compatible and connect and pull apart easily every time – it’s been that way since 1958.
With LEGO® pieces, safety and quality come first. That’s why they’re rigorously tested so you can be sure that the model is as robust as it is beautiful.

Do you follow the LEGO Space theme and sets in collaboration with NASA? What do you think of this set and the subject represented? We look forward to seeing you in the comments!

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