20 Unique Astronomy Gift Ideas for Space LoversNorth Pole Star
Who doesn’t love the final frontier? Is there anything more beautiful than the cosmos? If you’re looking for the right gift for the space nerd in your life, we’ve got you covered. We’ve put together some of the best space-related gifts from magic mug to adult LEGO sets and galaxy hoodies to Saturn V model rocket kit, there is something for all types of space lovers in this list.
20 Unique Gift Ideas for Space Lovers
1- Solar System Changing Magic Coffee Mug
Nothing makes mornings more exciting than Solar System Magic Coffee Mug. If your space geek loves coffee, then this is a perfect gift. This mug is perfect for tea, espresso, cappuccino, and anything else. It’s a heat-activated mug that will reveal the secrets of the solar system when hot liquid is added (should be over 158°F/70°C). The mug is thermochromic, which is a scientific word for space magic.
2- 3D Print Galaxy Hoodie
If you’re looking for a fashionable way to stay warm and cozy, look no further. There’s no better way to show your love for space and style than with this galaxy hoodie! Anyone who loves space will love the silky feel and look of this hoodie.
3- SpaceBlown Glass Universe Pendant
Make your space nerd friend speechless with this eye-catching pendant. The pendant has a lot of depth and sparkle and with its fabulous 3-dimensional interior design it can take on various aesthetic looks in different lighting conditions.
4- Galaxy Sky Bedding
Give your bedroom a celestial makeover with this eye-catching Galaxy bedding set. This item will help you feel like a daring astronaut. The cosmic design will let you explore distant planets, galaxies and asteroids from the safety of your bedroom.
5- Galaxy Space Lover Dress
Bring the galaxy to any party. This is sure to turn heads in just about any situation or even go viral on her Instagram feed. It gives her a silky, cool feeling and for sure she will get a lot of compliments every time she wears it. The cool thing is that it comes in different colors and designs.
6- LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11
Developed in cooperation with NASA to mark the 50th anniversary of historic man’s first moon landing that captivated the world, This kit includes 1,087 pieces to recreate the vehicle that got man to the moon. The set is part of Lego’s Creator line which means it’s a bit challenging but as always, Lego provides detailed instructions to help your recipient get the model built. This advanced LEGO set features a detailed replica of the Eagle lunar lander with separate ascent and descent stages, plus a depiction of the lunar surface with crater, footprints and a US flag.
7- Saturn V 1/70 Scale Model Rocket Kit
What’s cooler than a model rocket? Apogee Saturn V (The famous Saturn V was the first vehicle to send man to the moon) is one of the finest 1/70 scale models kits ever produced that actually flies. Although it can not reach the same heights as real Rocket and is not quite as loud as Saturn V but launching this model bring its own excitement. It is Made in USA! The rocket is 62.200″ tall and weights 36 oz. This rocket needs a skill level of 5 to assemble and operate which is extremely challenging. (Notice: This item is NOT a toy!)
8- Trappist-1 NASA Edition Red Dwarf
If you’re a space geek looking for your very own piece of history the Xeric Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Trappist-1 NASA Edition is the perfect timepiece to add to your collection. The novel watch features an automatic, self-winding movement that generates power as you wear it and two bright Super-LumiNova planets as clock hands.
9- No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon
Fans of the Apollo space program and readers who admire beloved American hero and astronaut Buzz Aldrin will all enjoy this gift. The book is half memoir and half inspirational self-help book, using Aldrin’s stories as a backdrop for broad life lessons.
10- Astronaut Backpack
The NASA Roll-Top backpack is an officially licensed, 100% authentic product any NASA buff would be proud to own. Go out in style and Celebrate America’s great space explorers with this NASA Backpack. You can store all of your space gears in this flight-ready backpack. It has two compartments, divided by one large “ microfiber like” cushion. Both compartments can be accessed from the top, while the section closest to the back of the wearer is accessible via a zippered pocket. This NASA rolltop backpack will be a great companion for any space.
11- Lunch Tins
Landing in the middle of the galley and find out your lunch is already eaten by someone else probably isn’t good news! this time have your lunch from a lunch box approved by NASA! These bento-style stainless-steel canisters look similar to, if not exactly like, what NASA used to transport mission-film reels from the command module back to Houston for processing. The good news is, due to its super-official looking labeling nobody in your office should be stealing your lunch!
12- Solar System Mini Crystal Ball
You may not be able to visit all the planets in the solar system, but at least you can hold them in your hands. This solar crystal ball is a good decoration gift, adding elegant style to your bedroom, sitting room or office.
13- Celestron – NexStar 8SE Telescope
Let your recipient take a closer look at the stars from their own yard or balcony and begin the journey through the cosmos with NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope. It features a database of more than 40,000 celestial objects and will automatically locate and track objects. The NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope features Celestron’s iconic orange tube design with updated technology and the latest features for amazing stargazing for beginners and experienced observers. one of the coolest features of this telescope is recipient can also take Sky Tour and let the telescope show the best objects currently visible.
14- Outer Space Starlight Wall Painting
It is sure to be a perfect contemporary art for wall decorations in your recipient’s home. This extremely impressive 4-piece set of canvases is essential for any space lover, it will bring any wall to life. It comes in 12×12″ prints.
15- Moon Light
What is better than holding the moon in your hand or have it by your side on your desk? This 3D-printed, color-changing moon light glows in 2 different colors. The 5.9-inch orb comes with a wooden stand and will change the color and the brightness by touching the lamp.
16- Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Galaxy Ox Sneakers
Great for outdoor walking and running these very stylish and comfortable sneakers with galaxy print design will make your space geek friend feel like he/she is walking in the galaxy.
17- Galaxy iPhone Case
Wow your gift recipient with this exquisite galaxy design iPhone case. This 3 layer Galaxy iPhone 8/ 7 phone case is cute and the special space nebula pattern back cover does not scratch easily, along with a nice smooth feel around the edges for a good hand grip.
18- Astronaut Shower Curtain
Ready to have the coolest shower curtain around? This astronaut in outer space scenic shower curtain is simply exquisite. This amazing shower curtain is made of Eco-friendly waterproof polyester fabric and features 12 free hooks and reinforced top-header grommets for easy installation.
19- NASA Space Shuttle Model
This well-packaged shuttle Atlantis replica (1:100) scale is a most impressive presentation, both because of it’s large scale size, and well thought out details. It is a great purchase for anyone who collects or displays NASA vehicle scale replicas. Your recipient certainly will not be disappointed.
20- Galaxy Soap Bar
This handcrafted Galaxy Soap bar from Etsy is out of this world! It is filled with tiny stars, starburst, and infinity. It will make an awesome gift for space nerds and galaxy lovers! It’s scented with Spellbound Woods, which is a warm and light scent that’s the perfect combination of woodsy and vanilla!