Nancy Grace Roman signs copies of a Lego set featuring her likeness in November 2017. Photo: Lego Ideas

Nancy Grace Roman (1925–2018)

Nancy Grace with a model of the Solar Orbiting Observatory, 1962. Photo: NASA
From prototype to toy shelves: Nancy Grace Roman in Lego. Photo: Maia Weinstock. Illustration: Lego

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