Apr 23, 2011

LEGO Mindstorms Space Shuttle

LEGO Mindstorms Space Shuttle

Release Date
April 16th, 2011
Description
Scale model of the NASA Space Shuttle. Integrating 4 NXT flight controllers and 2 remotes, the shuttle can move side to side and move its Canadarm. 
 Flight control is provided by Hitechnic Accelerometers, Gyroscopes, and color sensors.
General Information
Flight Crew:
John Brost
Marc-Andre Bazergui
Andrew Milluzzi
Mission Control:

The LEGO Group
Mission
The LEGO® space shuttle Enterprise’s mission is to continue to inspire and encourage children to explore science and math just as the real space shuttles and other NASA projects have inspired countless current and future scientists and engineers.
Website


First public appearance was during Yuri's Night Party, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin and the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle lift-off. The event was held at the Virginia Air & Space Center, hosted in part by NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

Here is a video of the event



jump at 0:36 to see the interview with creator Andrew Milluzzi
If you find more pictures or videos please do let us know.

2 comments:

Matthias Paul Scholz said...

Great model.
Is there also some video available with more shuttle and less dancing? ;)

Vincentlego said...

Wow, great job!

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