MPC “Pilgrim Observer Space Station” Learning Curve Brands Inc./Round 2, LLC 2011 Item #MPC713 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: While not inexpensive (and what isn’t these days), you’re getting an above-average quality product. There’s no obvious “flash” (the extra bits of plastic that get left on in production), the box … Continue reading
Little People “Rumble ‘n Blast Space Ship” Fisher-Price 2010 ID. V4348-0910 NO: 7433P Publisher’s Web Site
Sesame Street “Elmo’s Space Adventure Building Set” K’Nex 2010 #85364 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: “Today, Elmo is exploring the Moon, just like an astronaut!” Right on.
“Lego City Space Shuttle” LEGO 2011 Catalog #: 3367 Publisher’s Website LEGOSpace Website Librarian’s Note: Finally, the LEGOSpace countdown clock runs to zero again, and I use my lunch hour to head to the LEGO store at the mall just up the road a bit. I’m all anxious to load … Continue reading
“Meteor Strike” LEGO 2011 Catalog #: 3850 Librarian’s Note: Just released (and for only $19.99) at my local LEGO store, where they inform me that it looks as if LEGO has discontinued the Lunar Command game, as they haven’t seen anything about it being released here in the U.S. As … Continue reading
Vujigigi Brothers “Expedition Halley” 2004 KIWIreviews.co.nz Review
Space Shuttle with Tanker Sevi Publisher’s Web Site
Eklund, Phil “High Frontier” Sierra Madre Games 2010 Publisher’s Web Site Board Game Geek Website Board Game Geek Review Board Game Geek Review II Librarian’s Note: Wow! Some 30 years in the making, this thing is thorough. For 2-5 players, the rules run to 24 pages of dense text and … Continue reading
KidKraft “Rocket Ship Adventure” Constructive Playthings 2009 KDK-13 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Just picked this one up. Definitely a most excellent play set.
Moebius Models “The Moon Bus” 2010 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Now this one is pretty cool. I can’t wait to put it together. About 1/55th scale.
Constructive Playthings “Space Adventure” Keenway Industries 2010 Item #12431/KNW-431L Publisher’s Web Site
LEGOÂ® Space Backpack + Lunch Set Carry Gear Solutions LLC 2010 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: My hope is that this is and the big Shuttle set are a foreshadowing of a new “real space” series to come out soon. It’s really too small for adults, but right-sized for those … Continue reading
LEGO “Shuttle Adventure” Item 10213 2010 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Hah! The LEGO website has it listed for $99.99. I got mine at the local LEGO store for that price, and it is pretty stupendous at 1,204 pieces. The nephews are coming over this weekend to help put it … Continue reading
“The Moon Â· La Lune Â· Der Mond Â· La Luna” Eurographics 2010 19.250″ x 26.625″ Item #: 6000-1007 Publisher’s Web Site
“Rocket Baby Play Set” International Playthings LLC 2010 Item #: E00277 Publisher’s Web Site
Lindberg “Space Base & Satellite Explorer” J Lloyd International Inc. 2010 #91008 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: So new it’s not even up yet at the manufacturer’s website, at last there’s a new, non-shuttle model kit to work on. I picked up the copy for the Lunar Library at my … Continue reading
LEGO “Lunar Command” 2009 Item #4534895 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Not yet available in the U.S., this was one of my top acquisition priorities during my trip to Strasbourg for the ISU Syposium. P.S. The one nephew loved it and always wants to play it.
“Level Up: En Route vers la Lune” Asmodee ? RÃ©f. LU01
Schwartz, Scott & Aaron Toman “Mission: I.S.S.” Iron Bear Studios 2002
Mattel Inc. â€œMiss Astronaut BarbieÂ®â€ Special Edition – My Favorite Career: 1965 2009 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: The third BarbieÂ® added to the Lunar Library, this one is a reproduction of a 1965 model that arrived just in time for the Gemini program. From the package: “Yes, she was … Continue reading
“Pocket Rockets” Hazgaard Editions/Asmodee US 2009 Ref: KG17 Publisher’s Web Site BoardGameGeek Web Site
KidKraft Glow in the Dark Space Train Station Item 17471 2009 (?) Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Wicked cool! Glow in the dark tracks and features, different centers of activity, three teams of astronauts (red, blue, yellow), nuclear materials to move around, massive robots from some machine intelligence beyond the … Continue reading
“2-in-1 Space Rocket” Daron Toys 2009 Item #: FM361 Publisher’s Web Site
“Apollo 27” Rocket Pegasus Hobbies 2009 Stock # 9101 Publisher’s Web Site
War Torn Worlds “Eight Man Grey Crater” 08/2009 WTW-06819 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Found this at Games Plus near Chicago, a very well stocked gaming store. Some day I am going to run a Lunar-themed RPG scenario at a sci-fi con. Some day…