Glow in the Dark Star kits have come a long way since the 90s/00s. This Constellation Glow in the Dark Ceiling Stars kit will fully transform your ceiling into a realistic night sky – you can even choose your favorite constellation to include! Better yet, it’s easier than ever to incorporate into your décor because each star is subtle enough to be barely visible on a white ceiling in the daytime. No matter their age, any space fanatic will love sleeping under the stars.
Bring the galaxy home with this Know Your Stars Constellation Lamp. Learn the constellations using the top panel of the lamp while the sides show all the stars and constellations in beautiful ambient lighting. A stunning addition to any star-lover’s home or office.
Any fan of astronomy will fall in love with these Galaxy Purple Leggings – featuring an actual photo of a galaxy taken by NASA. These high-quality, comfortable leggings are great for everyday wear and are sure to add a unique touch to your wardrobe.
A truly extravagant gift, but nothing could be more perfect for the space fanatic in your life. The Astroreality Solar System To-Scale Set is a shockingly beautiful and realistic display of our solar system in it’s accurate dimensions. A real piece of art to be the centerpiece of every astronomer’s home.
The gift that keeps on giving – a subscription to the Space & Beyond Box for one month or one year, the choice is yours. With a new theme every quarter they’ll unbox new and exciting space-themed items 4 times a year!
Learn about your favorite planet or learn about them all with these hyper-realistic Planet Globes. Labelled with notable surface features you’ll be up to date on everything we currently know about the planet(s) of your choice.
Who wouldn’t want their very own 3D replica asteroid sample? This Itokawa Asteroid 3D replica is based on the samples brought back to Earth in 2010 from the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa. Any true space nerd would love to display this on their shelf!
Study the constellations and be able to know exactly what stars and formations are visible from where you are at all times with the Astronomy 40° North Planisphere. Perfect for planning a date night under the stars.
Out of this World Astronomy Fact: Even nature will react to a solar eclipse – birds will stop chirping, shadows appear different, some animals may prepare for sleep.
Moon Rock Kit
Six samples of rocks and minerals similar to what you’d find on the moon – a fun and interactive way to learn about the moon’s surface and a good conversation starter when displayed! Every want-to-be-astronomer will love learning and sharing all they know about these moon rocks.
2 beautiful stand playing card decks celebrating the history of space travel. For the astronomy nerd that loves a good game of cards, these History of Space Travel Playing cards will be their new favorite deck.
Space Cat is a loveable story about Flyball a cat adopted by a space program captain, and his adventures in space. The stories originally were published in the 1950s making these books a gift that can be appreciated by the young and old space fan alike. The perfect stories for your little astronauts.
For the stargazer in your life the 100 Things to See in the Night Sky book is the perfect companion. Brimming with stunning photos, facts, star charts and more, it’s the perfect handbook for those nights laying out under the stars.
There’s something special about the solar phenomenon’s that we get to see from the earth, like a solar eclipse. Every space fan will love being able to plan for and track all 56 solar eclipses set to occur over the next 25 years with this Atlas of Solar Eclipses. Grab your solar eclipse glasses and look up!
The ultimate coffee table book for the astronomy lover in your life. Full of gorgeous never-before-seen photographs of the night sky this collection is perfect for casually flipping through or getting seriously engrossed in.
The iconic Neil deGrasse Tyson answers people’s most asked, and most interesting questions with his typical opinionated, witty and cosmically influenced perspective. A must read for anyone interested in astronomy, space and the great beyond.
Out of this World Astronomy Fact: While “Astronomer” and “Astrophysicist” are used interchangeably there’s actually a difference. An Astrophysicist applies the laws of physics to try and make sense of and understand the universe while an Astronomer tends to focus on studying specific things within the universe.
The Atlas of Mars
Planning for life on Mars? The Atlas of Mars has all the geographical information any fan of the Red Planet could ever need.
Explore the galaxies with this in-depth guide to the cosmos by Astronomy Magazine’s editor in chief. Featuring never-before-see photos and up-to-date facts and information on everything from black holes to the Milky Way – a must have guide for ever space fan.
If they binged the National Geographic TV series – Cosmos, they’ll absolutely love this book. Full of stunning images, take a look at some of the monumental discoveries civilization has made in the intersection of humanity and science. Every true astronomy nerd will love this book.
To the Moon the Tallest Coloring Book in the World
Conquer the climb from your home to space in this unique coloring book that’ll be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. To the Moon the Tallest Coloring Book in the World takes you on a journey up and up and up coloring your way through castles and a circus and more until you finally reach the moon! Hours of fun for all space fans.
Encourage the little astronaut in your life with The Ultimate Book of Space. Full of interactive features, they’ll learn facts about everything intergalactic – a start to their future in space exploration.
Out of this World Astronomy Fact: Private companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are looking into making interplanetary travel as common as air-travel, starting with it’s reserach and plans to visit Mars and create reusable spaceships.
Star-to-Star Astronomical Dot to Dot Puzzles
Discover constellations like Orion and Andromeda in this fun Star-to-Star Astronomical Dot-to-Dot Puzzle book!
One of the greatest minds – Stephen Hawking dives into some of the most profound questions humanity has considered. A Brief History of Time is a must read for all those interested in space, creation and our place in this great beyond.
Learn about the Earth’s layers with these Earth Cross Section Nesting Bowls. Perfect for every astronomy fan’s kitchen these bowls are a beautiful and practical way to add a touch of space geek to their home.
Based on the James Webb Telescope this courier bag is great for carrying all your textbooks and essentials while still being stylish and showing off your inner space-nerd. You’re bound to get compliments wherever you go with this NASA James Webb Courier Bag.
Out of this World Astronomy Fact: In orbit the space shuttle travels at a speed of 17,500 miles per hour around earth.
Jr. Space Explorer Inflatable Space Shuttle
Blast off! Send your little astronaut on a galactic adventure of their own with the Jr. Space Explorer Inflatable Space Shuttle. Will they find Martians on Mars? Visit Pluto? Whatever they can imagine they can explore with this Inflatable Space Shuttle!
Out of this World Astronomy Fact: The first astrolabe is believed to be created in 150 BC by Hipparchus.
Deep Space Mysteries 2021 Calendar
Take another trip around the sun with this Deep Space Mysteries 2021 Calendar. Each month features stunning new pictures of nebulae, planets, spiral galaxies and more! The perfect way for every astronomy nerd to keep track of important dates.
Not only will they be able to tell time on a stylish watch featuring a map of the stars but they’ll always know when a constellation is visible with the Planisphere Watch. Every astronomy fan will love being able to plan their star gazing with ease with this watch!
Whether they’re a teacher, scientist or just a lover of all things science these Science Socks will be the perfect way to add some personality to their outfit whether they’re wearing a hoodie or a lab coat.
The perfect compliment to their To the Moon the Tallest Coloring Book in the World or just their won notes and art projects. These Space Swirl Colored Pencils are wrapped in beautiful NASA space photos and are two-tone colors – perfect for coloring galaxies.
Whether you’re celebrating the next successful NASA launch with a glass of sparkling wine, or a picnic under the stars with a bottle of red these Northern Hemisphere Night Sky Wine Glasses are a beautiful housewarming or holiday gift for every fan of space.
Let’s face it, every one has wanted to try astronaut food at some point or another, right? Well now’s your chance! This 5 Pack of Astronaut Ice Cream lets your try the freeze-dried Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich first invented for NASA’s Mercury Missions! With a pack of 5, you and your friends can all try the weird space food and pretend you’re on a space mission.
Dive in to an augmented reality tour of the cosmos and learn about the history of NASA with this AstroReality NASA AR Notebook. All you need is this notebook and your phone! An immersive experience every astronomy fan will be excited for.
Out of this World Astronomy Fact: Meteor showers occur mostly between April and December. You can view meteor shower forecasts on websites such as The American Meteor Society.
Astronauts: The Ultimate Space Game
For kids and big kids alike this super fun game has you racing your fellow astronauts around the solar system to explore planets, moons and stars. Learn about celestial objects as you race your way to victory!
These stunning postcards will delight any astronomy fan. Whether they choose to display them or use them to send notes to loved ones these The Night Sky Postcards are a special gift for your astronomer.
The amateur telescope of their dreams. The Orion SpaceProbe is a telescope capable of everything the amateur astronomer in your life could want while being easy enough to use that the whole family can enjoy it. Surprise them with an upgrade to their stargazing equipment with this gift!
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