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Your Holiday Gift Guide from the Space Shop at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The holiday season is upon us and the Space Shop at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the best place to find space memorabilia and NASA gear all in one place.

Ceramic mug with the saying 'Failure is not an option' and the Apollo path printed on it. Ceramic mug with various scientific graphs and mockups on it along with the quote 'It's Rocket Science'. Ceramic mug with a retro style Saturn V rocket and the quote 'I need my space' printed on it.


Keep your coffee and hot cocoa warm this winter with an assortment of NASA mugs.

Commemorative Apollo 50 mugs and a variety of mugs in other finishes are all available at the Space Shop.

GRay and Blue NASA logo hoodies


Stay cozy when you step outside in a NASA “meatball” hoodie.

You can find a variety of outerwear at the Space Shop, from windbreakers and zip-ups to crewnecks and flight jackets.

Select items available in-store only

Socks with the america flag, apollo mission path and quote on them Socks with the NASA logo and Kennedy Space Center on it. Gray socks with the NASA logo on them


There will be no groans from those receiving socks this year! That’s because the space shop’s selection of crew socks have cool designs and keep your feet warm.

Three space related Christmas ornaments in a red christmas tree.


Remember your trip to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex every year when you hang one of these ornaments on your tree.

Select items available in-store only

Knit caps with NASA logo

Knit cap: 

These NASA “meatball” knit caps come in an assortment colors to keep your head warm and fashionable this winter.

For the Kids

Child sized astronaut flight suits

Kids’ Astronaut Flight Suits:

Help your young ones’ imaginations soar! They will feel ready to launch into space and walk on the Moon while wearing these flight suits, available in orange and white.

Backpack with various mission patches on it.

Mission Patch Back pack:

Forget the gift bag and wrapping paper. Put your space themed gifts in this backpack designed with the NASA “meatball” and mission patches from the Apollo missions.

Available in-store only

VR headset display

VR headset:

Take a spacewalk at the International Space Station from the perspective of an astronaut! Three applications allow you to visit Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, learn about our solar system, and walk on the ISS, all from the comfort of home.

Cart holding Astronaut ice cream

Astronaut food:

It’s hard to resist ice cream, even when it’s cold outside. Treat yourself and your loved ones to some astronaut ice cream! No freezing necessary.

LEGO creator set


When it’s too cold to go outside and play, stay in and build your very own LEGO Lunar Module! Build a space shuttle, a space station, and even more options available in the Space Shop.

Not available at The Space Shop online

To find items like these, go to or visit our store located at inside Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.