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NASA The Almighty Buck Toys

NASA Teams With LEGO To Offer Model Competition 34

coondoggie writes "NASA today said it would team up with Lego to offer a competition to see who can build the coolest models of future airplanes and spacecraft. The 'NASA's Missions: Imagine and Build' competition is open now with an entry deadline of July 31. Winners in each category will be selected by a panel of NASA and LEGO officials and announced Sept. 1."
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NASA Teams With LEGO To Offer Model Competition

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  • Re:Sorry if but.. (Score:3, Informative)

    by ShanghaiBill ( 739463 ) on Wednesday June 05, 2013 @08:37PM (#43920533)

    Don't build toys, Build real rockets. If you haven't already forgotten how to.

    If you read the article, you will see the the prize is just a set of legos and some NASA memorabilia. There is no cash prize, and the Lego sets are donated by Lego. This is costing the taxpayers nothing, is not taking any funds away from NASA's "real" missions, and just might inspire some kids to do something meaningful with their lives.

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