31 Space Gifts That Are Out Of This World

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: October 24, 2023

    Searching for the perfect gift for your astronomy aficionado might seem like rocket science, but fret not. For someone who’s always identifying constellations like the Big Dipper and Orion’s Belt, we’ve curated a stellar lineup of cosmic gifts that are truly out of this world!

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    What are the best gifts for space lovers?

    A telescope might be a great gift choice for backyard astronomers (if they don’t have one already), but if you’re looking to spend a little less, tons of other space-related gifts will put a smile on their face. We found books, star maps, gadgets, and other unique gift ideas to bring stars to their eyes.

    Shopping for a space nerd can be challenging, but it’s also super fun. We’ve created a gift guide of incredible space-themed gift ideas that we think are out of this world. So geek out that space enthusiast in your life; the best space gifts are here!

  1. Refractor Space Telescope
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    This 70 x 400 mm refractor telescope is the perfect gift for stargazing. It features all-glass optical components that provide clear, crisp views of the worlds beyond our own. The telescope is quick and easy to set up – even for the novice – and will encourage kids and adults to love learning about space.

  3. Laser Star Projector
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    Bring the galaxy indoors! This little planetarium instantly allows you to cycle through different light effects and adjust brightness on what is some pretty cool mood lighting. It’s a unique way to light up parties, revitalize a workspace, or light a romantic dinner for two! It also works as a pretty sweet nightlight.

  5. The Nasa Archives
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    For six decades with NASA, captivating images have been at the forefront – think of Hubble Telescope’s spellbinding universe shots, Mars glimpses from surface rovers, or those first moonwalking humans. Dive into over 400 iconic photos, meticulously researched and revamped in collaboration with NASA itself.

  7. An Astronaut Space Pen
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    This Astronaut Space Pen makes an ideal astronomy gift for an aspiring writer who loves unique gifts. It writes at any angle, even in Zero Gravity and extreme temperatures (from -30F to 250F.) Each Space Pen is precision assembled, hand tested, and the most versatile pen ever made!

  9. Rustic Wall Art
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    A beautiful reproduction print of an antique lunar map, this detailed moon print features rustic sepia tones and is sure to be a dramatic conversation piece. You can customize your order to include a frame or leave it unframed.

  11. LEGO NASA Apollo Build Kit
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    Get your geek on with this epic LEGO replica of the iconic rocket that zoomed humans to the moon in the groovy 60s and 70s! Standing at a whopping 3 feet tall, this NASA Apollo Saturn V set is packed with astronaut mini-figures ready for space adventures, and even features a Lunar Lander to connect with the command and service modules. Blast off into nostalgia.

  13. A Planetary Society Membership
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    Bill Nye began searching for his place in space from the first flight of his boyhood rubber band-powered airplane. Sitting in Professor Carl Sagan’s class years later, his path began to crystallize. Today, he’s ecstatic to carry on his mentor’s legacy as CEO of The Planetary Society. And you can join him.

  15. Moon Lamp
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    If you’re looking for a gift for a space lover, this glowing 3D moon lamp is unique, useful, and stylish. A dazzling blend of magic and function makes it a great night light for bedrooms, nurseries, living rooms, or even a desk lamp.

  17. Space Wall Tapestry 
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    Use this delicate space tapestry to decorate your walls, or hang it behind a bed as a headboard. It also can be used as a bed cover, beach blanket, tablecloth, or curtain. Whether to create a sense of wonder or as a cozy way to wrap up and watch Netflix, this space blanket makes a really cool gift idea!

  19. NASA Backpack


    The NASA  bag is made of heavy-duty nylon and is built to LAST – whether you’re trekking across the moon’s surface or down the street!. It’s the perfect backpack for aspiring astronauts or space fans of any age, equipped with zippers, NASA patches, side pockets for water bottles, and a front pocket for maps, keys, and phones.

  21. Heat-Changing Constellation Mug
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    Astronomy lovers rejoice! The witty masters at Unemployed Philosophers Guild have found your new favorite mug! Add your hot liquid of choice, and the constellations will magically appear. Such as Cassiopea, Saggitarius, Hercules, Andromeda, Ursa Major (Big Dipper), and Ursa Minor (Little Dipper). The perfect gift for space lovin’ coffee lovers.

  23. LEGO Space Station
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    Challenge their construction skills with this model of the International Space Station (ISS). It features rotating joints with adjustable solar panels, a posable Canadarm2, two astronaut figurines, a mini NASA space shuttle, and three mini cargo spacecraft. Plus, a stand and a 148-page booklet of fascinating facts.

  25. Astronaut USB Light 
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    Introducing the portable astronaut USB light! With this gadget, they can plug into any USB port and have this little guy light up the dark. With 12 inches of flexibility, he can be adjusted to virtually any convenient position and the helmet’s visor manually switches the LED light between off and on.

  27. Customized Star Map
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    This isn’t just any print of the night sky. This star map uses scientific technology to accurately plot the stars and constellations of any significant date your loved one wants to celebrate. From memories they share with their partner to their favorite accomplishments, you can turn any special memory into a stunning print. Impress the space lover in your life with the ultimate star gift.

  29. Space Novelty Socks
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    Stand out in the crowd with these fun spacemen and solar system dress socks. Or wear them under a boring suit to make you feel inspired to take one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind as you follow your dreams. Fun socks always make a fantastic gift idea!

  31. 50 Things To See In The Sky
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    Fifty celestial phenomena come to life with expert tips from astrophysicist Sarah Barker. This hip and handy guide helps you learn the science behind blue skies, sun dogs, and the solar eclipse and shows you how to observe nocturnal wonders such as lunar halos, Martian ice caps, and far-off galaxies. 

  33. Vintage NASA T-Shirt
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    NASA, or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, was created in 1958 and has explored the vast frontiers of space and aeronautics ever since. Make their childhood astronaut dreams come true by gifting them one of these authentic NASA space t-shirts. In addition, you’ll receive two exclusive die-cut NASA stickers.

  35. Planetary Necklace


    When you have gemstone planets of the solar system around your neck, you are truly the center of someone’s universe. It’s simple Astro-science! This is why this necklace makes such a great gift for a loved one—especially one who loves space.

  37. Mars Dust Globe 
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    Snow globes are overrated! This Mars dust globe, fueled by a mesmerizing Martian dust storm, will give space lovers a kick as they shake up the almighty red dust storm. One side shows the planet view of Mars, with detailed topography, while the other side features an adult and child astronaut.

  39. Cosmo Knife Set
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    From the vibrant Crab Nebula to gorgeous star clusters carved by interstellar winds, this knife set is a highly original gift and will transport the majesty of the heavens into their kitchen. Each stainless steel blade is carefully crafted with razor-sharp edges and non-stick coating to let you effortlessly slice, cut, chop and pare. 

  41. Voyager Golden Record
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    We’ve sent some weird stuff into space, but the Voyager Interstellar Record, a 1977 project chaired by Carl Sagan is mindblowing! The record tells the story of our planet to extraterrestrials – should they find it: Earth’s greatest music from Bach to Chuck Berry; natural sounds—birds, a train, a baby’s cry—collaged into an audio poem;  greetings in dozens of languages—and one whale language; and more than 100 encoded images.

  43. Space Bandages
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    Even astronauts get hit with a space rock now and again. So, when your little astronaut gets a bump, they’ll be excited to have these space bandages on board! In fact, even your biggest astronaut will want one. Because they’re cool AF.

  45. Women In Space Book
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    A beautiful, groundbreaking book that honors the inspirational women who helped with some of the greatest achievements in space exploration. From Hidden Figures’ Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson to former NASA Chief Astronaut Peggy Whitson, the record-holding biochemistry researcher who spent the most cumulative time in space.

  47. Space Stickers Set


    These high-quality vinyl stickers make the best gift idea for a space lover who loves to DIY decorate – from water bottles to laptops to skateboards. The sticker collection, which includes the NASA logo, is specially designed for mad space enthusiasts, and they’ll never find two of the same stickers.

  49. Spaceteam Card Game
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    Spaceteam is a quick-to-learn game. Everyone starts with Tool Cards, and each tool is used to fix malfunctions on your spaceship. But, if you don’t have all the tools you need, you’ll need your Spaceteam’s help. The winning team must reveal all the hidden ‘System Go’ playing cards in under 5 minutes. If you fail, you’ll be sucked into a black hole!

  51. Astronaut Duvet Cover
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    Does your loved one (big or small) dream of falling asleep in the International Space Station? Let them live an astronaut’s dream as bedtime lifts them into space travel adventures under the Milky Way. With this astronaut set, even the stars aren’t the limit. The duvet cover fits twin-size beds with a standard pillow. 

  53. Astronaut Gloves
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    If your little guy or gal is ready to be an outer space explorer, these astronaut gloves are the ticket! Aeromax dress-up clothes are known for their wonderful detailing and are much more than costumes. These space gloves have official NASA patches, textured palms, and elastic inner cuffs, and pair excellently with their Jr. Astronaut Suit.

  55. Moon Phase Yoga Mat
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    Express yourself and be the envy of yoga classmates with a yoga mat that is truly out of this world. Improve balance and stability in any pose with a dense non-slip 5mm rubber base that firmly grips the floor. These are built to last and free of harmful dyes, phthalates, and latex. It makes a great gift for any yoga enthusiast in your life!

  57. Enamel Space Pins
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    Add a splash of color to outfits or backpacks and thrill any would-be astronaut with this pack of six enamel space pins. You could also break them up to use in goodie bags at a space-themed birthday party!

  59. SmartWatch Band
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    Commemorate the lasting legacy of the space shuttle program and its 135 missions with this officially licensed NASA-design SmartWatch band, featuring the NASA logo and USA flag. Made with sweat and UV-resistant silicone, it’s compatible with every size and series of Apple Watch.

  61. A Piece Of Meteorite
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    Gift them a lucky charm made from an actual piece of space debris! This rare treasure comes from a meteorite that impacted Earth around 5,000 years ago in Campo del Cielo, Argentina. Plus, you can personalize it for them with an authentic certificate of ownership.