Have you ever dreamt of visiting the the Mars? Zoom off on an interplanetary adventure with the new LEGO® City Space range!

The seven exciting new sets let you travel through space on a mission to the iconic Red Planet. Prepare for launch then blast off into space in the Deep Space Rocket. Once your mission is underway you can repair satellites, command the space shuttle, explore the surface in your rover, mine for valuable resources and more. Ace!

Let take a closer look at the Deep Space Rocket that’ll send you on your mission:

 

Mega Mars facts

Mars is nicknamed the Red Planet because ‘rust’ in the soil gives the planet its striking red colour. Check out ten more marvellous facts about Mars.

1. Days on Mars are about 40 minutes longer than on Earth. And the years are almost twice as long.

2. Earth’s tides are caused by the pull of Moon’s gravity on the Earth’s oceans.

3. Mars is named after the Roman god of war.

4. The name of a person who studies life in space is an Astrobiologist.

5. Mars has two moons – Phobos and Deimo.

6. Mars is home to the tallest volcano in the solar system – Olympus Mons.

7. It would take approximately 8 months to travel to Mars. It’s average distance from Earth is 225 million km.

8. Mars is the fourth closest planet to the Sun. Mercury, Venus, and Earth and closer.

9. The air on Mars in too thin to breathe.

10. You can bounce around on Mars because the gravity there is less than Earth’s.

 

Competition

We’re giving one lucky winner the chance to win an incredible stargazing trip to Lapland, plus the complete LEGO City Space range. Click here to find out how to enter.


Find out more at www.lego.com/campaigns/kids/city/space



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