Do you know someone who loves space? The galaxy? NASA? Well, we’ve got the perfect list of gifts for them! These ideas range from playful to practical and include everything from a plush astronaut to a telescope. Have fun browsing through our space-themed gifts for adults and see if anything catches your eye.
1. Cosmic Themed Lollipops
These cosmic-themed lollipops are an excellent gift idea for anyone with a sweet tooth who also loves space. Each features a different milky way scene with a range of flavors including – cinnamon, peppermint, grape, and pear to name a few. They are also made from scratch in small batches which means that each one is fresh and delicious.
2. Men’s NASA Lounge Pants
These official men’s lounge pants featuring the NASA logo are a great casual gift for outer space lovers. They are made from cotton and polyester making them comfy for wearing around the house.
3. The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space Hardcover Book
This book is a must-have for any fan of space exploration. It chronicles each mission from Mercury to Apollo to Voyager with a stunning collection of photographs, illustrations, and interviews.
4. Telescope for Adults
If your loved one is interested in astronomy or loves stargazing, a telescope is an essential piece of kit. This Gskyer telescope is the real deal with a 600mm(f/6.7) focal length and 90mm aperture which is ideal for looking at the night sky. It doesn’t come cheap, but it’s ideal for those budding astronomers.
5. Personalized Constellation Gift
If you’re looking for a romantic gift for your partner, this personalized constellation wall print might be what you’re after. Simply choose a date that’s special to you (it could be the date you met or your wedding date) and designed Amy Evenson will use computer software to render how the night sky looked on that very day, how romantic.
6. National Geographic Space Atlas
The perfect gift to give an avid space fan, this atlas is packed with information and high-quality photographs of the universe and beyond. It also includes charts, maps, and stunning illustrations which anyone would find fascinating and useful.
7. Zodiac Star Sign Socks
Socks are always a great gift idea and make the perfect stocking filler or white elephant gift. These ones are extra special because they’re made from a bamboo cotton blend which is naturally antibacterial and you can choose the zodiac sign of your recipient.
8. Moon Lamp
This stylish lamp is a great gift idea for adults who love the moon, space, and contemporary style. The 6″ lamp has been 3D printed to look just like the moon and is powered by rechargeable batteries so can be used as a desk light or a night light.
9. NASA Fleece Throw
This cozy fleece throw from NASA makes an excellent gift for space fans of all ages. The front is screen printed with the iconic Nasa logo and it’s made from premium polyester measuring 48×60″ so you can easily wrap yourself up on those cold winter days.
10. Astronaut Figurine
These miniature figurines are made from ceramic resin and have been designed to look like fun-loving astronauts. Choose from three different poses; meditating on a moon rock, kicking a ball, or the victory pose. They are all hand painted so each one is unique.
11. LEGO Apollo 11
This unique LEGO kit features the Apollo 11 spacecraft which took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon on July 20th, 1969. It’s part of the LEGO Creator Expert series which means it’s a high-quality build and will be suitable for advanced LEGO fans with enough patience to piece together the 1,0000+ pieces.
12. Star Projector
This fun projector lamp projects the image of stars all over the walls and ceilings in your room. It can be set to one color or rotate through seven different ones and it looks great when used with other lights switched off.
13. Infinite Galaxy Jigsaw Puzzle
If you’re looking for a fun gift idea for your friend or family member who loves jigsaw puzzles, this galactic-themed infinite puzzle is sure to get their brain working overtime. If you’ve not heard of an infinite puzzle before, you’ll find the concept interesting, it has no starting place, no edges, and does not have a fixed shape. This will keep your space-loving recipient busy for many hours, days, even months.
14. Night Sky Scratch Off Chart
If you’re looking for a fun and educational gift idea, this star map poster is a perfect choice. It features a sky chart with all of the constellations, moon phases, and planets, and it comes with scratchable gold foil that your recipient can use to keep track of their sightings until they’ve seen everything in the night sky.
15. NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe
This practical guide features clear, concise charts and diagrams of constellations together with information about viewing conditions for all 88 constellations. It’s perfect for newbies who want to explore the stars without investing in expensive equipment or getting lost in complicated jargon.
Space-opoly (a space-themed take on Monopoly) is a fun family space gift for kids and adults where you can take ownership of outer space, colonize the constellations, and eventually rule the universe. The game is suitable for ages 8+ and it has a playing time of around 2 hours.
17. Name a Star Gift Set
This unique gift set lets your recipient name and own their very own star in the night sky. They’ll receive a star chart with the coordinates of their star as well as an ownership certificate and enamel pin badge, perfect for showing off to friends and family at school or work.
18. Celestial Star Globe
This stunning celestial star globe makes a great gift for adults who love space, education, and design. It’s a great alternative to a traditional world globe for someone whose ambitions lie a little bit further from home. It features every known constellation, the milky way, and other deep space objects, all in full color and labeled for clarity.
19. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth
This inspiring book is written by Chris Hadfield, one of the most experienced astronauts in history. It’s a great read for aspiring space explorers where astronaut Chris Hadfield shares what it takes to be an astronaut, his advice for life on earth, and how he deals with fear when things don’t go to plan.
20. Mars Dust Globe
This Mars dust globe is a new twist on the classic snow globe which trades in snowy landscapes on Earth for the dusty surface of Mars. It is based on the topography of Valles Marineris and Olympus Mons with two astronauts in the center. Shakeit up and watch the ‘Martian dust’ swirl around.
21. NASA Hoodie
For NASA lovers, this hoodie features the official logo printed on 100% cotton making it an awesome and practical gift for adult space fans. It’s available in sizes XS to XXL, and it comes in black or grey.
22. Heat Changing Solar System Mug
For an original gift that your loved one will appreciate on a cold winter day, this heat-changing solar system mug is sure to do the trick. When filled with hot liquid, the solar system comes to life with all of its planets, the sun, and their corresponding orbits.
23. International Space Station Model
This detailed space station model is perfect for space fans who love to explore, push boundaries, and challenge themselves to learn new skills. The 3D model is made from metal with detailed etchings to make it look as realistic as possible. Your recipient will have hours of fun assembling it and then they can put it on display with the rest of their space collection.
24. Space Playing Cards
These space playing cards feature photos from the archives of NASA so you can play your favorite card games with a space twist. The deck is made from premium card stock with the face cards featuring everything from the iconic moon landing with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the launch of the Hubble Telescope.
25. Rockets Mug
This cool rockets mug is the perfect gift idea for your favorite aerospace engineer or rocket enthusiast. The ceramic mug features all of the historic rockets of human spaceflight with key information so that coffee time in the morning can also be educational too.
26. Vintage NASA Hoodie
This vintage-looking NASA hoodie is the perfect gift idea for your favorite adult space fan. Featuring the infamous logo of America’s space agency and a rocket illustration in retro colors, the hoodie looks stylish and is comfortable to wear too.
27. Space Mug
This cool spherical space mug is a unique gift idea for space lovers. It is shaped to look like a planet, offering both a practical and decorative gift all in one. The mug is made from ceramic and it contains a hidden stainless steel spoon which can be accessed by pulling the tiny astronaut figure on top.
28. Space Travel Prints
This colorful space travel print features beautiful illustrations of some of the most exciting places that humans have visited in the solar system. The poster shows off all of our robotic probes, landers, and rovers to create an image that is both artistic and educational too.
29. Star Wars Millenium Falcon Waffle Maker
What space lover doesn’t enjoy Star Wars and waffles? That’s why this next gift idea will really hit the spot. Not only is it shaped like the Millenium Falcon, but their morning waffles will come out with just as much detail.
30. Star Trek Socks
We’ve included a Star Wars gift so it’s only fair that we include one for the Star Trek fans too. These socks featuring Spock and Captain Kirk are the perfect inexpensive space themed gift.
31. Piece of Space
Give your favorite space enthusiast a piece of space for their very own with the ‘Piece of Space’ gift. The gift comes in a beautiful black box and contains a small piece of meteorite and a leaflet explaining the history and scientific significance of the material.
32. Floating Moon Desk Lamp
The moon is one of the most fascinating objects in our solar system and now it can be a fascinating object in your recipient’s home. Unlike the more affordable moon lamp shared earlier in this gift guide, this one levitates above the base and rotates whilst the LED lamp inside emits a bright glow.