It was confirmed in February that Women of NASA will be coming to the LEGO Ideas theme, but no release date was confirmed until the recent LCE presentation in Japan. It brings another space-based set to the LEGO Ideas series after the recent release of 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V.
Women have played critical roles throughout the history of the U.S. space program, a.k.a. NASA or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Yet in many cases, their contributions are unknown or under-appreciated — especially as women have historically struggled to gain acceptance in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).