Artist Ed Diment is constructing the model aircraft, which will be 22-feet-long, weigh 550 pounds and require 250,000 LEGO pieces.
Museum officials estimate a shuttle would bring in more than one million visitors each year.
NASA is expected Tuesday to decide where its three retired and retiring Space Shuttles will go.
The Buehler Challenger and Space Center in Paramus is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Challenger explosion. Where were you on that fateful day?
An international team of astronomers say they’ve glimpsed the earliest galaxy yet, a smudge of light from nearly 13.2 billion years ago, a time when the cosmos was a far lonelier place.
The New York State Assembly is hoping they can entice NASA to bring one of the three retired space shuttles to New York.
Do you want to see some shooting stars?