Shopping List: Space Oddities

Exploring an intergalactic planetarium’s worth of otherworldly finds.
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1. This aluminum citrus juicer comes in the body of a space ship and boasts a Harry Potter-esque origin story: French Designer Phillippe Starck jotted the original design on a napkin while vacationing in Italy. Alessi Juicy Salif citrus squeezer, $102, Contemporary Arts Center, contemporaryartscenter.org

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway.

2. This commemorative set of four Apollo mission glasses is one small step for your cupboard, one giant leap for your Americana memorabilia collection. Apollo glasses, $48, Lentz and Company, lentzandcompany.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway.

3. Whether you plan to follow Elon Musk to Mars or simply can’t remember where you put your keys, these socks will suit you. Space cadet socks, $9.95, College Hill Coffee Co., collegehillcoffeeco.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway.

4. The first food consumed by an American in space? That would be applesauce. Now you have a fun fact to use when serving Mott’s on these planetary plates. Planet plates, $39, Taft Museum of Art, taftmuseum.org

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway.

5. If you didn’t know that there were eight phases of the moon, then it’s time to grab this notebook and appreciate the difference between waxing crescent and waning gibbous. Notebook, $18, Handzy Studio + Shop, hellohandzy.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway.

6. Each time you open this wallet, a new space sound emerges. If you don’t want to feel like you’re in a Star Wars scene (even though it’s fun), there’s also a silencer button. The Unemployed Philosophers Guild sonic wallet, $14.99, Taft Museum of Art, taftmuseum.org

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway.

7. Experience the third dimension on the cheap. Download an app or movie, slide your phone into the headset (it’s compatible with 4- to 6-inch screens), and giddily reach for things that don’t exist in reality. Immerse Plus VR Headset, $19.99, Urban Outfitters, urbanoutfitters.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway.

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