We've compiled a round-up of the best space gifts and deals currently available on the market today. If you're looking for space gift ideas for Christmas, and you're looking to save some money this holiday season, you've come to the right place.
Now is a better time than any to treat the space enthusiast or budding scientist in your life as Black Friday lands on November 25. We've put together this list of the best space gifts and deals ahead of the major sales event and we've included something to suit everyone and every budget.
To make navigation easier, this round-up has been split into categories, so whether you're looking for telescope deals, the best star projectors, Lego space deals or something else entirely, you'll find them all in one spot.
For more great space gift ideas you can always check out our guides for Lego Star Wars deals, VR headset deals and binoculars deals. Below though, you'll find a range of great space gifts and deals from telescopes to board games, books, model rockets and more.
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Early Black Friday telescope deals
Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ:
$611.95 $399.99 at Adorama (opens in new tab)
Save over $210 on a refractor telescope that benefits from the use of the brilliant StarSense app. A 102mm aperture and 660mm focal length as well as two eyepieces, a finderscope and fully coated glass optics make this a worth while scope and one of the top deals out there.
Celestron Inspire 70AZ:
$267.95 $189.95 on Adorama (opens in new tab).
There's $78 off a fantastic beginner's telescope that features a 70mm aperture, a 700mm focal length and fully coated glass optics. It also comes with a range of accessories including a tripod, a finder scope, eyepieces and a 2 year warranty.
Gskyer 70mm Alt-az refractor: $129.99 $97.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save 25% on the Gskyer 70mm Alt-az refractor telescope at Amazon. This refractor comes complete with all the accessories a beginner astronomer would want: two eyepieces (25mm and 10mm) a 3x Barlow lens for up-close views of night sky objects, phone attachment and Bluetooth control, a finder scope and an aluminum tripod. You also get an accessory tray and a carry bag to make transporting easier.
Early Black Friday Star Projectors deals
BlissLights Sky Lite 2.0 Star Projector
$69.99 $44.99 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
This is a brilliant choice of star projector, if you're more focused on aesthetic and ambience rather than scientific accuracy. This can be controlled by your smartphone and has multiple lightshow settings and operates with extreme quietness. Get a more in depth look with our BlissLights Sky Lite 2.0 Star Projector review (opens in new tab).
Brainstorm Deep Space Home Planetarium
$34.99 $29.99 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
Save 14% on a fantastic STEM toy that's suited to children and budding scientists. We have reviewed this star projector (opens in new tab) and we think it's a good value STEM toy and kid friendly, although the motor can be a little noisy.
Early Black Friday model rocket deals
Estes Saturn V 1:200 Scale Model Rocket
$89.90 $65.71 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
Save 27% on a 1:200 scale model replica of the Saturn V rocket, complete with details, painting and markings, that stands at nearly two feet tall. You can hit heights of approximately 200 feet with this model rocket and includes a pre-assembled parachute for safe landing.
Estes Rascal/HiJinks Launch Set
$35.99 $29.97 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
Save 17% on a 2-in-1 model rocket launch set. There's two model rockets in this set and they can reach a maximum height of 1,200 feet. They come ready to fly, too, which is great for younger enthusiasts and anyone who isn't interested in the building process.
Early Black Friday space Lego deals
LEGO Star Wars Dagobah Jedi Training Diorama
$89.99 $71.99 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
Save 20% on a 1,000 piece Lego diorama of the iconic Dagobah setting for Luke Skywalker's Jedi training. There's a lot of Lego for your money in this set and it comes with Luke Skywalker, Yoda and R2-D2 minifigures.
LEGO Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Millennium Falcon
$169.99 $152.95 at Walmart (opens in new tab).
Save 19% on this epic 1,351-piece Millennium Falcon set. This set comes with minifigures of C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian and more. It's a must have for any Lego Star Wars fan as it comes with playable features including rotating gun turrets, spring-loaded shooters and an opening cockpit.
Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter
$49.99 $39.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab).
Save 20% on an iconic staple of the Star Wars franchise. It's good value as you get 474 pieces of Lego to build the set and it comes with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, R2-D2 and General Dodonna minifigures.
LEGO City Lunar Space Station
$79.99 $73.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save 8% on this fantastic 500-piece Lunar Space Station playset that comes complete with a Docking Space Capsule, Science and Botany Labs and see-though Sleeping Quarters for the 5 Astronaut Minifigures.
Early Black Friday space book deals
Back to Earth: What Life in Space Taught Me About Our Home Planet―And Our Mission to Protect It
$30 $21.49 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
In this book, former NASA astronaut, Nicole Stott shares some of her experiences from outer space and imparts important lessons that were learned that can be applied to life-on-earth
Astronomy Activity Book for Kids: 100+ Fun Ways to Learn About Space and Stargazing
$13.99 $12.59 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
This is one for the kids and although the saving might not seem like much, it is still 10%. It's good value and a great read to either peak an interest in a curious child or an ideal present for a budding scientist.
Early Black Friday space board game deals
Search For Planet X
$44.99 now $35.24 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
Save 22% on a top space board game. Here, players take on the role of astronomers, participating in this real scientific investigation board game. With companion app integration, players can randomly select an arrangement of objects and a location for Planet X.
Star Wars Imperial Assault Board Game:
$109.99 $93.38 at Amazon (opens in new tab).
Save 15%: The classic hardcore Star Wars board game pits rebels against the Empire in the struggle for galactic supremacy. It's suitable for ages 14 and up and is a must-own for Star Wars fans.
Dune: House Secrets
$45 $9.62 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
This seems like a crazy low deal and it's far too good not to share. It's the lowest price we've seen for a while and with 79% off why wouldn't you get it? Based on the 2021 sandy film, Dune: House Secrets is narrative-focused game that involves players making choices and completing secret missions against the other players. Sand not included.
Early Black Friday space gadgets deals
HP Reverb G2 VR Headset
$599 $399 on HP (opens in new tab).
Who doesn't want $200 off a high quality VR headset? The HP Reverb G2 is a great mid-range headset. It was good value priced at $599 and for $399 it’s an absolute steal.
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