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LEGO®10283
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NASA Space Shuttle Discovery

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Meet Dr. Kathy Sullivan

The first American woman to complete a spacewalk in 1984, former NASA Astronaut Kathy Sullivan joined the team on the Space Shuttle Discovery and went on to participate in the mission to deploy the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990. Today Dr. Sullivan works to help break down barriers here on earth and encourage kids, and especially girls, to consider careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Awesome out-of-this-world details

Star power

Open the payload bay to deploy the Hubble Telescope.

Mission control

Engage the landing gear and deploy the robotic arm.

Command module

Cockpit opens to reveal flight deck with crew seating.

Galaxy in motion

Hubble features movable solar panels and an aperture door.

Space walk

Display the shuttle and telescope individually or together.

Need a lift

Turn the center engine to make the lift move.

Take imagination to new heights

Featuring 2,354 pieces, this engaging new set lets you build not just a Shuttle, but the legendary Hubble Space Telescope too.
  • A new star in the LEGO® NASA galaxy

    Add the new Space Shuttle Discovery to your LEGO® space collection.
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Celebrate the wonders of space with this LEGO® NASA Space Shuttle Discovery (10283) model building set for adults. With 2,354 pieces, this engaging challenge lets you build the Space Shuttle Discovery, plus the Hubble Space Telescope, launched on NASA’s STS-31 mission in 1990.

An astronaut’s view
Packed with features, this build marks the amazing accomplishments of Discovery. Open the payload bay to deploy the Hubble Telescope on its mission to explore the cosmos. Adjust the elevons, engage the landing gear on reentry and deploy the robotic arm. The cockpit opens to reveal flight and mid-decks with seats for 5 crew members. The telescope features movable solar panels and an aperture door. The multiple display stands let you display the space shuttle model and telescope individually or together.

A building project for you
The LEGO NASA Space Shuttle Discovery (10283) set is part of a series of buildable models for adults, offering an escape from everyday life with display pieces to admire.

  • Take a journey of exploration with this LEGO® NASA Space Shuttle Discovery (10283) model building kit for adults.
  • Enjoy hours of immersive building as you create both the Space Shuttle Discovery and the Hubble Space Telescope from NASA’s 1990 NASA STS-31 mission.
  • Check out all the authentic features, including the opening payload bay, retractable landing gear, opening cockpit, moving elevons, space arm, plus 5 seats for the crew.
  • The Hubble Space Telescope LEGO® build features movable solar panels and a hatch door, just like on the real thing.
  • Looking for the best gifts for adults who love a creative project? This space shuttle model will appeal to space enthusiasts and anyone wanting an immersive building challenge, making it a great gift.
  • Comes with coffee-table-style instructions that include inspirational design details. With multiple display stands, this space shuttle model makes an eye-catching centerpiece for the home or office.
  • The shuttle model measures over 8.5 in. (21 cm) high, 21 in. (54 cm) long and 13.5 in. (34 cm) wide, making it the perfect size to display.
  • This space shuttle model is from a series of collectible building kits designed for adult LEGO® fans who appreciate good design – perfect if you’re looking for top gifts for adults who love to build.
  • LEGO® building bricks are manufactured from high-quality materials. They’re consistent, compatible and connect and pull apart easily every time – it’s been that way since 1958.
  • With LEGO® pieces, safety and quality come first. That’s why they’re rigorously tested so you can be sure that the model is as robust as it is beautiful.
Building Instructions
NASA Space Shuttle Discovery
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Overall RatingAverage rating4.7out of 5 stars
(78 Reviews)
95% would recommend this product.

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Level of DifficultyAverage rating3.5out of 5 stars
Value for MoneyAverage rating4.6out of 5 stars
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  • April 8th, 2021
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Leaves you wanting MORE!!!
    | 25-34
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    I absolutely adored building this set. The detail is fanTASTIC all over. The CANADARM and the Hubble are amazing additions to this set. I love that the Hubble fits snugly inside when the solar panels are removed. The mirror stickers on the doors were a PAIN to get lined up, and there are annoying gaps around them making it obvious that they are stickers. My 1 complaint is this: Now that I've built it, I want the Orange Fuel Tank and Solid Rocket Boosters used to launch it into space. Lego, if you offered this addition, I would pay another $200 for it. It already looks great next to my LEGO Saturn V. Adding the detail of the boosters and fuel tank would take this set to the next level.
    Play ExperienceAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Level of DifficultyAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 6 hrs 30 mins
    Building Experience: Advanced LEGO builder
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  • April 3rd, 2021
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Out of this World Build
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    Great build and great display piece. The multiple ways to display the Shuttle Discovery and The Hubble Telescope make it great for any space enthusiast.
    Play ExperienceAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Level of DifficultyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 5 hrs
    Building Experience: Advanced LEGO builder
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  • April 4th, 2021
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Actually 4 1/2 stars....but close to perfect!
    | 45-54
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    This piece is BEAUTIFUL! Fun to build, great amount of detail and the Hubble is an added bonus. My one complaint is the lack of tiles on the underbelly...it's just exposed brick underside, not the smooth tiles that form the heatshield of the orbiters.. Maybe it was hard to do with landing gear, hoping there's a MOC somewhere to fix this. Otherwise, a close to perfect set. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
    Value for MoneyAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 7 hrs
    Building Experience: Advanced LEGO builder
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  • April 8th, 2021
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Amazing Space Program Tribute
    | 19-24
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    This set is incredible, the detail, the intricacies, the features. Everything about this set is worth your time and money. The Shuttle with the Hubble Space Telescope are an amazing addition to any lego collection. This will be one by of my favorites for a long time.
    Play ExperienceAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Level of DifficultyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 4 hrs 30 mins
    Building Experience: Expert LEGO builder
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