NASA is betting big on a rocket called the Space Launch System to carry astronauts to Mars, and with these new playing cards, you can, too. $10.
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It’s never too early to get a kid interested in space. This crocheted hanging mobile for the nursery includes the Sun, Moon, and eight planets. $173.
Why should babies get to have all the fun? This lamp includes a spacecraft and two dangling astronauts, and it is totally OK for an adult to own this. $140.
We may not be able to visit all the planets in the solar system, but at least we can drink to them. This set of 10 glasses represent all of our neighboring planets, plus Pluto and the Sun. $51.
Put these loony earrings in orbit around your face. Just like the real moon, they glow in the dark. $10.
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This set of vintage-looking prints is based on classic designs from old-timey Russian matchbox labels. Prices start at $57 for a smaller print.
Curl up under the night sky with this solar system duvet cover. The planets aren’t drawn to scale, but it’s still gorgeous. $89 Full.
For future space tourists, NASA’s series of 14 posters highlight interesting destinations in our solar system and beyond. Even better? They’re totally free to download and print..
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This memoir follows Mike Massimino’s unlikely journey from fire inspector’s son to NASA astronaut. In the early 2000s, Massimino flew on two shuttle missions to fix the Hubble space telescope. His story is funny, touching, and tremendously inspiring. $28.
Relive some of the glory days of space exploration. NASA spent about $450 million to launch each space shuttle, but you can build one for $598.
This map of the visible heavens fits in your back pocket, along with 6 ounces of your favorite liquid refreshment. $15.
This little astronaut and space capsule are ready to splashdown into a mug of hot water, creating your favorite tea. $15.
Don’t let the small size fool you. This 18-inch telescope is surprisingly powerful, and at 3 pounds, is travel-friendly, too. $60.
This 8-foot-tall, 3.5-foot-diameter rocket is perfect for your, uh, kids. The playhouse hangs from the ceiling and includes five lookout windows. $149.
Auction houses periodically sell off oddities from space history, like this android that was originally designed to help NASA test space suits in the 1960s.
Blue Origin, the company owned by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, claims it will be able to carry tourists to the fringes of space starting in 2018. From 100 kilometers above the Earth, passengers will experience weightlessness and see the curvature of our planet. Estimated $150K-250K per ticket
To go the extra light-year for your spacey friend or loved one, wrap their gift in style. $4 for two sheets.