In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, a team of 10 LEGO masters built a 6 feet 3 inches tall astronaut model. It was on display as a part of Apollo 50 celebration. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed on the Moon for the first time. After eight-long days, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins reached the moon and make it back into one piece. As a tribute to these astronauts, people all around the world especially america celebrates Apollo 11 moon-landing on every 20th of July.

news 071819d 1 - A Tribute To Apollo 11 | LEGO Life-Size Spacesuit Model

This year it was the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. So LEGO decided to pay homage to these renowned astronauts by constructing a 6 feet, 3 inches tall Lego spacesuit of the astronaut Aldrin. The life-size model was displayed at the Apollo 50 Festival. It was hosted by NASA and the Smithsonian to inspire the future generation of space explorers.

news 071819e 1 - A Tribute To Apollo 11 | LEGO Life-Size Spacesuit Model

It took nearly 300 hours, 44,051 Lego blocks and a team of 10 Lego masters to build the Apollo 11 spacesuit. By their keen observation of the Aldrin moon walking photos, they have constructed a detailed model. It even includes the American flag and moon dust on the spacesuit. Here is the time-lapse video of LEGO team creating the life-size Lego spacesuit.


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