This volume brings together the best LEGO (R) models that took part in the legendary contest: Space Race including ships, wheeled "all-terrain" vehicles, and walking robots, also known as "wearable exoskeletons".
It is organized as a fascinating track along which new types of vehicles requiring different types and degrees of skill are presented at every stop. Each chapter brings together and describes the best models in each category.
The reader will find a detailed description, a brief history, and photographs of each model, as well as building instructions and a list of the LEGO (R) pieces needed to construct it. By browsing through the book, reading the tips and suggestions provided, and having fun building the various models, the reader will learn various construction techniques and discover tricks for creating original models
of his or her invention. A practical "dictionary" examines the most common types of brick, explains their names and functions as well as how to identify them and find missing pieces.
The volume also defines the basic terms of the technical jargon for beginners, who, by consulting the various sections, will discover how to design new games that test their own LEGO (R) Master Builder skills even in the infinite vastness of space. Fully illustrated