Astronaut in a Box

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Know an aspiring astronaut? Treat them to the all-new Astronaut in a Box from Astronomy magazine. This one-of-a-kind kit includes everything the child in your life needs to gear up and explore just like a real astronaut!

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Give the gift of exploration and share your love of space and astronomy with this amazing gift for the aspiring astronaut in your life.  It's the perfect gift for holidays, birthdays, or just because!

This activity-based set includes:

  • NASA Astronaut Helmet: They'll gear up like an astronaut with this award-winning helmet, complete with a shield, microphone, and the NASA logo.  Lower the shield for zero gravity protection and communicate with your crew using the mock boom microphone.  
  • NASA Drawstring Backpack: Explore space on the go!  Pack up gear and head out on the next mission with this NASA drawstring backpack.  
  • Exclusive 6" Moon Globe: This hand-held moon is perfect for finding all the fun names of the craters, mountain ranges, seas, and more on the giant fixture in our night sky.  With 300 of the moon's most notable features and landing sites labeled, there's plenty to explore!
  • Solar System Marble Set: Learn and explore the wonders of outer space with this colorful marble set.  Use the included display rings to arrange the solar system in order!
  • Exclusive Astronomy for Kids Special Issue: There is no better way to become an astronaut than to spend hours reading interesting facts, following along on fun activities, and even learning a few new astronaut jokes.  This 100-page special magazine issue from Astronomy magazine features tons of tips from the experts, too!
  • NASA Journal: Astronauts must keep track of their amazing research and discoveries.  They can jot down all their discoveries and findings in this authentic-looking NASA journal.
  • Astronaut Sketch Kit: This astronaut-approved sketch set is perfect for drawing a favorite planet or constellation.  Draw and color Saturn's rings, Pluto's big heart, or Jupiter's big red spot.
  • Astronaut Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich: Eat like an astronaut!  Invented for NASA's Mercury Missions, this Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich is the perfect freeze-dried sweet treat.
  • Exclusive Space Explorer Patch: They can proudly share their accomplishments with this exclusive Space Explorer patch.  It can be ironed or sewn onto their favorite backpack, hat, or shirt!
  • Astronaut Lollipop from Sparko Sweets: What kind of reward does an astronaut-in-training deserve?  The sweet kind, of course!  They'll love this space-themed lollipop after a hard day of reading and research activities.
  • Informational flyer: This guide explains each item to your future astronaut and includes 5 fun space-related activities!
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