We present here our list of great gift ideas for someone who loves NASA and space exploration this year.
Find all the best NASA gifts from clothing, toys, posters, and much more! NASA gifts for kids can be found at the bottom.
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This is a cool drinks holder that can be used for hot and cold drinks, so is perfect for an adult for takeaway coffee or a kid with a cool drink to take out in a bag.
There are a range of different NASA designs but this space shuttle one is pretty awesome.
A perfect end-of-year gift is a calendar for 2022. This NASA calendar features images of shuttles and other aspects of its space exploration program.
For more 2022 calendars see our list of the Best 2022 Astronomy & Space Calendars.
NASA T-Shirt For Him
This cool retro NASA t-shirt would make a great gift for a NASA enthusiast.
It’s printed in the USA by TeeLuv of high-quality materials and is available in five different sizes.
Other NASA T-Shirts
You can also get this classic NASA t-shirt with the famous logo on:
There are also NASA t-shirts for women available in different cuts and sizes:
Popfunk also has a range of cool NASA t-shirt designs:
NASA Watch Band
This smartwatch band features NASA logo and is compatible with Apple Watch and any Android smartwatches.
This is from the LEGO Creator range aimed at adults (16+ years) that makes a great gift to occupy a grown-up and have something to display in their office or on a bookshelf.
Newly released in 2021, it comprises 2,354 pieces and accurately resembles the Space Shuttle Discovery and the Hubble Space Telescope.
It’ll take some time to assemble and requires some concentration, so you can consider it almost a mindfulness gift to get your loved one away from their phone.
Other NASA Lego
There are a number of other great options in this LEGO Ideas range that would appeal to a NASA fan.
A great inspirational LEGO NASA gift for girls is this Women of NASA set.
It’s for kids of 10+ years and includes figures of 4 women (Nancy Grace Roman, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, and Mae Jemison) who have played important roles in space exploration. Information about their contributions is included in the instruction book:
The LEGO International Space Station (ISS) comprises 864 pieces (for 16+ years) and makes a stunning final piece that when finished can be displayed on the included stand:
Keep it simple with a solid white coffee mug featuring the classic NASA logo.
This framed canvas wall art of the NASA logo also boasts a secret cool augmented reality function.
When you scan the image with AstroReality’s app it takes you to an online history of NASA.
This NASA baseball cap makes a good cheap gift and comes in a number of colors.
This is a durable and high-quality roll-top NASA backpack that can be used as a laptop bag or similar. It’s fairly large and so more for older children or adults.
NASA Hoodies for him and her
You can get this cozy hoodie with the classic NASA logo on in a range of colors from pink to white to red to blue.
This would make a great NASA gift for men, women, or a teenager of any gender.
This NASA notebook contains ruled white pages which can be used for any purpose but also has informational pages on the planets of the Solar System.
A classic Christmas gift is a pair of socks and these NASA socks are perfect for a keen space explorer.
This is a set of two pairs of socks for men size 6-12.
You can get this NASA flight jacket in three different colors – navy blue, black, white – and in four different sizes.
This NASA fleece throw/blanket is perfect for an adult to have in their office or home draped over furniture.
It’s 4×5 feet in size, and so just right for the purpose.
NASA Gift Wrap
Lastly, this NASA wrapping paper should be the perfect finishing touch to wrapping up and presenting your NASA gifts.
NASA Gifts for Kids
Many of the gifts listed above may be suitable for children or teenagers – you know your own kids – but here are a few NASA gift suggestions especially for younger people.
This NASA space shuttle works as a night light and alarm clock for children.
It has four different color modes and nightlight filters so that it won’t interfere with your child’s sleep.
Perfect for a kid taking their lunch into school is this orange tote back.
This lunchbox is insulated like a coolbox and so keeps food and drinks cold in the summer months too.
Duplo is LEGO for younger children and this space shuttle set is greater for toddlers of 2+ years.
Duplo is great as, like LEGO, you can easily combine it with other blocks you have and encourage creativity in building.
This is a two-pack bundle of short-sleeved baby vests for budding astronauts.
They are available in a range of sizes from newborn to 24 months.
This NASA space rocket bubble machine is perfect for toddler fun in the backyard.
It runs on AA batteries and plays music through the in-built speakers.
This is a set of 45 different NASA stickers that are perfect for kids to use to decorate laptops, skateboards, furniture or whatever.
This is a great cheap NASA gift for a child.
This play NASA astronaut helmet is for kids aged 5-12 and is perfect for a young space adventurer looking to play dress up or make part of a full outfit.
Get a pack of five different NASA socks for kids as a good and practical gift.
Check the sizes on the listing page to make sure you get ones that fit.
In this board game for 2-5 players (ages 12+) you work in NASA’s 1960s moon landing program.
The players have to work together and it includes the educational aspect of the NASA missions and this aspect of the history of the 20th century.
For more like this, see our guide to the Best Space-Themed Board Games.
The Best Gifts for a NASA-Lover
We hope you found something for your NASA fan friend or family member.
For other ideas, see our list of 35 Great Space Gifts for Stargazers & Astronomers.
See also our Sales & Gifts Hub for more gift inspiration this year.