Ages 5+
Ages 5+

Astronaut Starter Kit


What you get

Blast off into STEM learning with this astronaut starter kit! Build and launch a pair of model orbiter spaceships using the power of pumps. Paint a set of model planets, then construct a miniature solar system that really spins. Explore the ins-and-outs of space travel — from the history of space exploration, to the challenges of astronaut training, to amazing facts about life on the International Space Station. Ready for a space adventure that's truly out of this world?




From the desk of the product designer:

Behind the design

Any kid who dreams of becoming an astronaut should start with this kit!
- The KiwiCo Product Design team

By the numbers

Mini-shuttle constructions tested: 14

KiwiCo employees who wanted to be astronauts when they were kids: 11

Record for highest mini-shuttle launch: 10 ft.

Topics & academic standards

Shipping info



24 reviews

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Apr 28 2021

Excellent kit, kept 6 year old engaged for hours. Was nice to have both a project that was more educational (the model) as well as a “toy” to build and play with (stomp rocket). This kit is excellent value.

Apr 6 2021

BEST CRATE EVER. So fun and creative!!!

Mar 25 2021

My six year old grandson absolutely loved this project. He actually asked to send in a picture of himself making it. Both he and his 12 year old brother look forward to each month's selection and I've ordered extras!

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