This is SpaceX’s crewed Dragon2 Capsule in LEGO and is a companion model to the Falcon 9 first stage rocket. The Crew Dragon will be a human-rated vehicle that is capable of making a soft terrestrial landing. This model features:

  • 4 SuperDraco powered ‘jet packs’.
  • Ejectable nose cone.
  • The unpressurized cargo ‘trunk’.
  • Stabalising fins.
  • The second stage and merlin vacuum engine.
  • Approx 1:124 scale (~19cm tall).

Construction:

Step by step instructions for building a LEGO SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule
Quantity Color Description Bricklink LEGO Element ID*
Lego plate 2x2 round 4 Dark Stone Grey Plate 2x2 Round 4032 4211042
Lego slide shoe 2x2 1 Brick Yellow Slide Shoe 2x2 2654 4278422
Lego Plate 4x4 Round W. Snap 3 Medium Stone Grey Plate 4x4 Round W. Snap 60474 4515351
Lego Brick 4x4 Rround W. Ø4.9 W. KL. White 2 White Brick 4x4 Rround W. Ø4.9 W. KL. 87081 4558956
Lego Plate 4x4 Round W. Snap, White 5 White Plate 4x4 Round W. Snap 60474 4515347
Lego Connector Peg W. Knob 8 Medium Stone Grey Connector Peg W. Knob 4274 4211483
Lego angular plate 1.5 Bot. 1x2 1/2, white 8 White Angular Plate 1.5 Bot. 1x2 1/2 99780 6070698
Lego flat tile 1x4 4 White Flat Tile 1x4 2431 243101
Lego plate 2x2 round 2 Black Plate 2x2 Round 4032 403226
Lego Plate W. Bow 1x2x2/3 4 White Plate W.Bow 1x2x2/3 11477 6034044
Lego Plate 1x2 W. Shaft Ø3.2 4 White Plate 1x2 W. Shaft Ø3.2 60478 4515364
Lego Plate 1x1 W. holder vertical, Black 4 Black Plate 1x1 W. Up holder vertical 61252 4517925
Lego Plate 1x1 4 Tr. Bright Orange Plate 1x1 3024 4542673
Lego Plate 1x1 W. Up right holder, Black 8 Black Plate 1x1 W. Up right holder 2555 6066102
Lego Flat tile 1x1 4 White Flat tile 1x1 3070b 307001
Lego Plate 4x4 Round W. Snap 1 Black Plate 4x4 Round W. Snap 60474 4515350
Lego Cone 2x2x2 1 Dark Stone Grey Cone 2x2x2 3942c n/a
Lego Wall Element, Round 5x4x2 2 White Wall Element, Round 5x4x2 85941 n/a
Lego Technic Brick 4x4 Round 2 White Technic Brick 4x4 Round 6222 n/a
Lego Parabolic ring, Black 1 Black Parabolic Ring 30033 n/a
Lego Final Brick 2x2 1 White Final Brick 2x2 553b n/a
Lego Cone 4x4x2 1 White Cone 4x4x2 3943b n/a

How to purchase parts:

Parts with a ‘LEGO Element ID’ listed above can be purchased directly from LEGO:

  • Click ‘Bricks’
  • Select ‘Pick a Brick’
  • Search by ‘Element ID’ in the Advanced search box.

The parts with ‘n/a’ as the Element ID can be purchased from collectors. Bricklink is ebay for LEGO pieces, collectors have stores that sell used LEGO parts. The trick is to try and get as many of the parts from as few stores as possible (to save on shipping costs).

How to support this project:

Files:

Credits:

  • Original construction techniques inspired by the LEGO set Space Port 60080.
  • An anonymous SpaceX employee for suggestions on landing leg and Vacuum Merlin engine improvements.


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