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

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Guy Made His LEGO Space Shuttle Fly

 |  |  |  June 12, 2017


We love to make LEGO builds around here, but when an aerospace engineer plays with LEGO, he makes them fly. I’m talking about engineer Adam Woodworth, who made his LEGO Space Shuttle lift off.

Set #1682, aka Space Shuttle Launch, was released way back in 1990. It is a a classic. But actual LEGO blocks aren’t exactly lightweight, so Adam rebuilt the entire set from scratch, using foam blocks. Check it out in action:

The frame is made from one-millimeter foam and weighs about 2.5 grams. He made the LEGO studs on top using a hole punch and then gluing each one in place so that it is light enough to take off with three tiny propellers on its underside.

Seriously, I can’t wait for LEGO to offer some sets that fly, because this is awesome.

[via Sploid]



The Physics of Falling Objects

The Physics of Falling Objects

Multi-ccino Mug

Multi-ccino Mug

Turning a Washing Machine Into an Aquarium

Turning a Washing Machine Into an Aquarium

2023 Nissan Ariya Prices Announced for All Trim Levels

2023 Nissan Ariya Prices Announced for All Trim Levels

EV Drag Race: Tesla Model Y vs. Genesis GV60 vs. Mustang Mach-E GT

EV Drag Race: Tesla Model Y vs. Genesis GV60 vs. Mustang Mach-E GT

Toyota Shows off Their Arizona Proving Grounds

Toyota Shows off Their Arizona Proving Grounds

Advertisement