You all know how much I love Lottie Dolls, but you will never guess what has happened? They have only gone and sent their Stargazer Lottie doll into space. Yes you hear right; the doll, designed by a six-year-old girl, called Abigail, has travelled to the International Space Station with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake. Pretty cool, huh!
6 year old Abigail is the star of a short video by female filmmaker Elena Rossini about the girl who has designed the first doll to go into space. Stargazer Lottie will visit the International Space Station along with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake in December 2015, travelling ahead on board Orbital ATK’s “S.S. Deke Slayton II” Cygnus cargo spacecraft. The Cygnus spacecraft launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, on December 6, 2015. I think this is very exciting and the video is awesome, watch below. Don’t forget the tissues, I know I needed them.
If your children are interested space and have been learning about it with Tim Peake’s mission; there are loads of materials available to download from the lottie.com website, including biographies of notable women in astronomy, and educational activities created by UNAWE, the global science educational outreach programme.
[0.27] “Sometimes I look up and think…maybe I could go up there one day…or could I somehow see what’s up there”
I reviewed Stargazer Lottie a while back and we loved her. Aria adored her and still plays with her regularly. Have a read at what we thought and check out our pictures. You can also see my reviews on Pony Club Lottie, Muddy Puddles Lottie, Rockabilly Lottie, Super Lottie, Kite Flyer Finn and Lottie Dolls.
I have been following along with Stargazer Lottie’s travels on their Twitter, Facebook or Instagram they have been interesting and exciting. Each day I’ve been checking what she’s been doing and showing the kids. Don’t forget to follow along.
What do you think about the first doll in space? I think it’s exciting and loved watching Tim Peake’s mission into space on the news. Did you follow?
Disclaimer:- I have not been compensated in anyway to share this. I am a Lottie Ambassador, but wanted to share as I love the dolls and think this is very exciting.