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Why Are There Legos Orbiting Jupiter?

Key Facts In This Video

  1. NASA's Juno spacecraft contained three Lego figurines, which, after the five year journey to Jupiter, broke the record for fastest traveling Legos. 00:11

  2. The Legos depict Galileo, the Roman god Jupiter, and Jupiter's wife Juno. 00:19

  3. The Legos were produced from a single piece of spacecraft-grade aluminum to ensure they could withstand the extreme heat of the journey. 00:33