Best space gifts 2023: deals and gift ideas for kids & adults

Best space gifts 2022: deals and Holiday gift ideas for kids & adults
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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 and you're looking to save some money right now, you've come to the right place. 

We've put together this list of the best space gifts and deals to kick off the new year 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.

Telescope deals

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ: $611.95 $459.95 at Adorama

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ: <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank">$611.95 $459.95 at Adorama

Save over $150 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

Celestron Inspire 70AZ: <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$267.95 $189.95 on Adorama

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:&nbsp;&nbsp;$99.99 at Amazon

Save 23%&nbsp;

Gskyer 70mm Alt-az refractor: <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$129.99 $99.99 at Amazon

Save 23%
 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. 

Star Projectors deals

Brainstorm Deep Space Home Planetarium $34.99 $28.99 on Amazon

Brainstorm Deep Space Home Planetarium <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$34.99 $28.99 on Amazon

Save 17% on a fantastic STEM toy that's suited to children and budding scientists. We have <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""">reviewed this star projector and we think it's a good value STEM toy and kid friendly, although the motor can be a little noisy. 

Model rocket deals

Estes Saturn V 1:200 Scale Model Rocket $89.90 $66.08 on Amazon

Estes Saturn V 1:200 Scale Model Rocket <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$89.90 $66.08 on Amazon.

Save 26% 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. 

Space Lego deals

LEGO Star Wars Dagobah Jedi Training Diorama $89.99 $66.99 on Amazon

LEGO Star Wars Dagobah Jedi Training Diorama <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$89.99 $66.99 on Amazon

Save 22% 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 Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter $49.99 $40.99 at Best Buy

Lego Star Wars Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Fighter <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$49.99 $40.99 at Best Buy

Save 18% 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&nbsp;$79.99&nbsp;$68.99 at Amazon

LEGO City Lunar Space Station <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$79.99 $68.99 at Amazon

Save 14% 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.

Space book deals

Back to Earth: What Life in Space Taught Me About Our Home Planet―And Our Mission to Protect It $30 $20.49 on Amazon.

Back to Earth: What Life in Space Taught Me About Our Home Planet―And Our Mission to Protect It <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$30 $20.49 on Amazon. 

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 $8.99 on Amazon.

Astronomy Activity Book for Kids: 100+ Fun Ways to Learn About Space and Stargazing <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$13.99 $8.99 on Amazon. 

This is one for the kids and although the saving might not seem like much, it is still 36%. 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. 

Space board game deals

Search For Planet X $44.99 now $33.67 on Amazon

Search For Planet X <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$44.99 now $33.67 on Amazon

Save 25% 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$93.98 at Amazon

Star Wars Imperial Assault Board Game: <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$109.99 $93.98 at Amazon.

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$15.17 on Amazon

Dune: House Secrets <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$45 $15.17 on Amazon

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 66% 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. 

Space gadgets deals

HP Reverb G2 VR Headset $599 $449 on HP.

HP Reverb G2 VR Headset <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$599 $449 on HP.

Who doesn't want $150 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.

Anycubic Photon Mono X 6K Was $689 Now $409 from Anycubic.&nbsp;

Anycubic Photon Mono X 6K <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Was $689 Now $409 from Anycubic

You can save $280 on a printer offers fast printing and a large printing area. With a printing speed of 80mm an hour speed and printing dimensions of 245 x 197 x 122 mm (HxWxD) combined with this saving, makes for all-round great value. Why not check out our <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""">Anycubic Photon Mono X 6K review for more detailed insight. 

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Alexander Cox
E-commerce Staff Writer

STAFF WRITER, E-commerce — Alex joined in June 2021 as staff writer covering space news, games, tech, toys and deals. Based in London, U.K. Graduating in June 2020, Alex studied Sports Journalism in the North East of England at Sunderland University. During his studies and since his graduation, Alex has been featured in local newspapers and online publications covering a range of sports from university rugby to Premier League soccer. In addition to a background in sports and journalism, Alex has a life-long love of Star Wars which started with watching the prequel trilogy and collecting toy lightsabers, he also grew up spending most Saturday evenings watching Doctor Who. 

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