60 Space Puns That Are Out of This World

Updated: May 09, 2024

Blast off into hilarity with the funniest space jokes in all the cosmos.

Puns are scientifically proven to make you laugh…or at least that’s our theory. Whether you’re a chemist, a biologist, a physicist, or you haven’t studied science since high school, we can all agree that the perfectly crafted science jokes can be out of this world—and when it comes to space puns, in particular, we mean that quite literally!

Sometimes, all it takes to cure those midday blues is a good pun. After all, laughter is the best medicine, which is why a sample of biology jokes or a mix of chemistry jokes may be the solution you need for a quick laugh. But, if you’re into outer space or have always secretly wanted to become an astronaut or go to Space Camp, then this list of witty space puns and jokes will be more in your orbit. Test out our theory for yourself and see if the following space puns make you laugh out loud. This is one experiment sure to yield favorable results. Blasting off in 3, 2, 1…

Star puns

1. What do starlets like to read before bed?

Comet books!

2. How do you get clean in outer space?

You take a meteor shower.

3. What do stars say when they apologize to one another?

“I’m starry.”

4. What is money called in space?

Star bucks.

5. What do you say if you want to start a fight in space?

“Comet me, bro!”

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6. Why couldn’t the star stay focused?

He kept spacing out.

7. Which type of stars always wear glasses in space?

Movie stars.

8. What do you win in a space talent competition?

A constellation prize.

9. You’re always star-ring up trouble.

10. Why did the star decide to take a vacation?

It needed some space.

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11. What do you call a bacon-wrapped comet?

A meat-eor!

12. Why was the star arrested?

It was a shooting star.

13. Why did the star keep going to school?

So it could get brighter.

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14. Where do the stars go to get their milk?

The Milky Way.

15. What channel should you watch if you want to laugh?

The comet-y channel.

16. Why didn’t the Dog Star laugh at the joke?

It was too Sirius.

17. Better safe than starry.

18. Why did the star have a crush on the sun?

It was the center of his universe.

19. Why do you have to clean your house so much in space?

Stardust is everywhere.

20. Why did the cow want to become an astronaut?

So she could see the Milky Way.

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Alien puns

21. What is an alien with three eyes called?

An aliiien!

22. What’s an alien’s pet called?

An extra furrestrial.

22. Why did the alien go to Saturn?

To go ring shopping.

23. What happened to the alien who stepped in gum?

She got stuck in Orbit.

24. What do aliens like to eat when they aren’t on a diet?

Unidentified frying objects.

25. What kind of books do romantic aliens like to read?

Love star-ries.

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26. Why don’t aliens ever eat clowns?

They taste really funny.

27. How do aliens get their babies to go to sleep?

They rocket.

28. What’s an alien’s favorite day of the week?


29. What does the queen alien drink every morning?


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30. How does an alien get a haircut?

Eclipse it.

31. What is an alien’s favorite meal?

Launch time.

32. What candy should you give an alien?

A Mars bar.

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33. What did the alien say when he saw a gardener?

“Take me to your weeder!”

34. Why do aliens always spill their tea?

They have flying saucers.

35. What type of music do aliens like most?


36. What do aliens do after they get married?

Go on their honeyearth.

37. Why did the alien have a bad time at his birthday party?

It had no atmosphere.

38. What do you get when you cross an alien with something white and fluffy?

A martian-mallow!

39. Why did the alien like his spaceship so much?

It was out of this world!

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Moon puns

40. Why is the moon constantly moody?

She’s just going through a phase.

41. What’s the best board game to play with your family in space?


42. What is a moon’s go-to pizza topping?

Moon-zerella cheese.

43. A moon after my own heart!

44. Where did the moon get its degree?

The moon-iversity!

45. Which is older: the moon or the sun?

The moon, because it can stay out all night.

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46. What do you do if your car doesn’t fit in a parking spot?

You moon-ouver it.

47. What’s a meal on the moon called?

A satellite dish.

48. Why did Ms. Moon split up with Mr. Sun?

He never wanted to go out with her at night.

49. How do you know when the moon is finished eating?

It looks full.

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50. Be there in one moon-ute!

51. How do you know when the moon is almost broke?
When it’s down to its last quarter.

52. What insect can you expect to find on the moon?

A lunar tick.

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53. What does the moon put on her toast?

Space jam.

54. What’s the moon’s favorite bagel?

Cinna-moon raisin.

55. Why does nobody trust the man on the moon?

He has a dark side.

56. Why couldn’t the astronaut book a room to stay at on the moon?

It was full.

57. What breakfast food is the moon known for serving?


58. What’s the moon’s favorite key to use on the computer?

The space bar.

59. What is the first day of the week called?


60. What did the Earth make fun of the moon for?

Having no life.

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