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Weekly Space Hangout – January 24, 2014: LEGO Mars Rover & Supernova!

In case you missed it, here is the video of this week’s “Weekly Space Hangout” hosted by my pal, Fraser Cain. Lots of great space news, fun discussions, and some special guest appearances.

LEGO Curiosity Rover Kit Giveaway!

Lego Curiosity Mars Rover. Image Credit: LEGO

Lego Curiosity Mars Rover. Image Credit: LEGO

To celebrate the release of the official LEGO NASA Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover kit, I’m sponsoring an “ugly” rover build contest on Reddit!

Keep reading after the jump to learn how you can enter to win this incredible LEGO kit!

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Lego Curiosity Rover in Action!

The Cuusoo Lego Curiosity kit in action. Image Credit: Ray Sanders

The Cuusoo Lego Curiosity kit in action. Image Credit: Ray Sanders

Recently, Lego announced the Lego Curiosity rover kit will be in stores on Jan. 1st. 2014. For those who follow the Cuusoo fan project submission process, the Curiosity rover kit was a winning design submitted by a NASA/JPL engineer.

Keep reading to learn more about the Lego Curiosity rover I built, and what might be different with the official kit.

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