It's time to start gearing up for the holidays, and the epic sales are already under way for space fans!
So, here's a roundup of the best deals online for out-of-this-world gifts. We've scoured Amazon.com to find holiday discounts and deals on things like telescopes and binoculars, space-themed apparel, household items and toys. If you're looking for Lego sets or "Star Wars"-related items, you can also check out our Lego deals page here and "Star Wars" deals page here.
If you're searching for a new telescope and aren't sure which one is right for you, be sure to check out our telescope guide pages to find the best options for beginners, hobbyists, kids, skywatchers on the move and anyone on a budget. And check out our binoculars buying guide if you're looking for something more compact. For more ideas on gifts for the space fan in your life, check out our space gift guide and our space gift guide for kids.
Telescopes & Binoculars
This 144mm Newtonian reflector telescope from Celestron is normally $179.99 at Kohl's. View Deal
This 70mm travel scope is not only great for beginners, it's also equipped with superior optics and even comes with an astronomy software package, a bonus bag and a tripod. View Deal
This top-selling telescope is designed to give first-time telescope users the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power for a bargain.
These inexpensive binoculars offer a lot of bang for their buck, and they were rated as "Best for Young Astronomers" in Space.com's binoculars buying guide. They're great for skywatching or terrestrial uses. View Deal
Rated "Best for Astronomy" in Space.com's binoculars buying guide, the SkyMaster Giant 15x70 binoculars offer one of the highest magnifications available, making these ideal for looking at stars, planets, comets and deep-sky objects.View Deal
This entry-level scope has interchangeable eyepieces for versatility and comes complete with a tabletop tripod. The telescope also comes with a soft carrying case and a limited lifetime warranty. View Deal
Books & Gifts
If you're looking to plan a space-themed trip, Atlas Obscura's new book can offer off-the-beaten-path cosmic destinations. "Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders" (Workman Publishing, 2019) offers around-the-world destination recommendations for travelers looking for something unusual. (Read the full review)View Deal
Photographic image retoucher Luke Price turned his artistic eye to the space shuttle program, generating a book with decades-old images from dozens of shuttle missions that look like they were taken in the digital age. (Read the full review)View Deal
Snoopy flies to the moon in this hardcover children's book from Peanuts Worldwide and NASA. In addition to following Snoopy, red scarf and all, to the moon, the book includes real moon facts straight from NASA. View Deal
This Hallmark Astronaut Snoopy plush is the same version that NASA launched to the International Space Station to help inspire kids (and adults) in the wonder of space exploration. It's the same design as a giant Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, too.View Deal
This classic Astronaut Snoopy design shows a steely-eyed Snoopy on the surface of a Red Planet released in partnership with Peanuts for the Apollo 11 50th anniversary. It has a nylon wristband, Indiglo light-up dial and is water resistant.View Deal
Snoopy looks so excited to be in space in Timex's "All Systems Are GO!" design, and you would be, too, if your space mission was going according to plan. Like the basic Astronaut Snoopy watch, this one features a nylon wristband, is water resistant to a point and an Indiglo light-up dial.View Deal
AstroReality Lunar Pro | Was $220 | Down to $143
This 3D-printed "smart globe" is not only a gorgeous desk accessory, but pair it with a smartphone app and you've got an entire augmented-reality lunar encyclopedia in your hands! (Read our review)View Deal
Now you can embark on an interplanetary adventure right from the palm of your hand, thanks to gorgeous, 3D-printed planet models and AstroReality's augmented-reality app. The set includes all 8 planets and Pluto! (Read our full review)View Deal
Toys & Lego
Learn to build and launch rockets with 18 fun (and safe) experiments!View Deal
This self-categorized "fast-paced, cooperative, shouting card game" is described as chaotic and perfect for "people who are into spaceships and shouting at their friends."
This 273-piece set lets you explore Mars from the comfort of your own home. It includes 2 astronaut minifigures and pieces that build a space shuttle model, a Mars rover and a helidrone. View Deal
For fans of the newly-released series The Mandalorian, this 540-piece set will immerse you in the "Star Wars" universe. The set comes with 4 minifigures, including the Mandalorian, Cara Dune and 2 Klatooinian Raiders. View Deal
This set brings the iconic Apollo 11 launch to life. The 1900-piece set is approximately a 1:110 scale model of NASA's Saturn V rocket that lifted Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon in 1969. View Deal
With working lights and sounds, this set includes a rocket, a launchpad and two astronauts who you can launch into space! The set comes with a capsule that you can send astronauts to Mars in. The set, which does not include batteries, does include a countdown, thrusters and audible space communications. View Deal