R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire

Nate "nnenn" Nielson was a father, husband, artist, and teacher. He also popularized the "Vic Viper" LEGO spaceships that took the AFOL community by storm. He died in an accident early this month. A few of my favorite nnenn designs:

It's really hard to pick favorites of nnenn's work. It was all so imaginative and clever. Take a few minutes today to browse his Flickr stream. Nielson had such a knack for LEGO spaceships.

R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire

R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire

R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire

R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire

R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire

R.I.P. Nate "nnenn" Nielson, LEGO Spaceship Builder Extraordinaire