X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

LEGO Mars Curiosity Rover Lands on New Year’s Day

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Here’s a new year’s gift from LEGO that fans will appreciate. Start off 2014 with bricks, not a bang! This super sweet NASA Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover launches on New Year’s Day. Prepare to spend the day building it in your LEGO lair.

lego_mars_curiosity_rover_1zoom in

This 295-piece set was originally a design put up on the LEGO Cuusoo site as a fan-generated idea. What made this one stand out was that its designer was a mechanical engineer. That engineer was Stephen Pakbaz, who worked on the actual Curiosity. So he knows what he is doing. In other words, you won’t find a better version.

lego_mars_curiosity_rover_2zoom in

He has been working with LEGO ever since his design was accepted, making this version as close to the real thing as possible. The LEGO Curiosity Rover will retail for only $29.99(USD) in the LEGO Shoe when it launches on New Year’s Day.

[Collectspace via Nerd Approved]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Spherical Shrub Machine

Spherical Shrub Machine

Julien Baker: Tiny Desk Concert

Julien Baker: Tiny Desk Concert

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Headphones

Advertisement
Lotus Evora GT410 Sport Speeds into the US this Summer

Lotus Evora GT410 Sport Speeds into the US this Summer

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Packs “at Least” 475 Horses

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Packs “at Least” 475 Horses

2019 Ford Ranger Revealed: Return of the Badass Half-pint Pickup

2019 Ford Ranger Revealed: Return of the Badass Half-pint Pickup