LEGO City Rocket Assembly & Transport Review (LEGO)

LEGO City Rocket Assembly & Transport
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EDITOR'S REVIEW
OVERALL EDITOR'S RATING:
What It Is

Journey to the NEW LEGO Lunar Space Station set # 60227 or visit the LEGO Rocket Assembly & Transport set # 60229. This Lunar Space Station is designed for ages 6 and up, and comes with 412 pieces. It takes 40 minutes to build and is inspired by NASA's Lunar Gateway. There are 4 mini figures and a robot figure. There's a lab module with light brick and geode analysis station. Checkout, the detachable shuttle with opening cockpit and storage space. This set features 3 detachable, modular compartments that can be customized and rearranged. The kitchen module has a pizza oven and the living module is for sleeping. The Rocket Assembly & Transport is loaded with features and comes with 1055 pieces. For ages 7 and up, This set is inspired by NASA Launch & Ground Systems, it features a large multi-stage rocket with a 2 minifigure cockpit and rover payload module. There are 7 mini figures and a robot figure and lots of other accessories. The launch control room has a rotating satellite dish and a rocket assembly crane with winch. The rover lab comes a with rotating arm tool, opening doors and raising platform. Plus the large crawler truck has track wheels and a tilting launch pad. Look at the grappling arm and flatbed.  This set is a bit more difficult to build taking our expert 1 hour and 40 minutes, but it's worth every minute. 

Is It Fun?

There is plenty of building fun and adventure with these two sets. It's great to see two new Lego sets based on space exploration. As usual Lego doesn't disappoint with lots of NEW mini figures. These sets educate as well as let young ones use their imagination. The NEW lite brick feature is a fun addition. 

Who It’s For

The Lunar Space Station is an amazing new set that is designed for ages 6 and up, and the Rocket Assembly & Transport is loaded with features and is designed for ages 7 and up. Both sets inspire open play and educate young LEGO fans on the elements of space travel.  Excellent additions to the LEGO Universe.

What To Be Aware Of

NEW LEGO Lunar Space Station set # 60227 takes about 40 minutes to build with a difficulty rating of medium. The LEGO Rocket Assembly & Transport set # 60229 is more difficult and larger and took our expert builder about an hour and 40 minutes to complete.

AT A GLANCE:
  • Fun

  • Repeat Play

  • Assembly & Instructions

    None or Very Easy