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May's T-shirts of the month: celebrate the Nasa x SpaceX launch

Zachary Perez Jones
  • In honour of SpaceX’s first manned flight this month, here are our 9 favourite space tees!
  • The historic mission, in conjunction with Nasa, will see two astronauts ride to orbit in a SpaceX Falcon rocket and Crew Dragon capsule
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Space Invaders game

With the launch of SpaceX’s flight right around the corner (and the first manned outing to take off from US soil in nine years), we are about to witness a massive leap for privatised space travel. Who knows? In the next few decades we could see a massive space boom, with summer holidays spent in orbit. OK, so that’s still a way off, but that’s no reason to stop us from unleashing our inner geek and fantasising what is to come.

To celebrate, here are our favourite space tees of the month

An astronomical evolution

Astronaut evolution

You’ve probably heard about Darwin’s theory of evolution in biology class, but we promise this tee won’t bore you to sleep! It perfectly sums up how we as a species have developed from monkeys, to hunters, and finally to the technologically advanced species we are now.

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Yoda baby cute

This shirt is for literally everyone on the planet - how couldn’t you love baby Yoda? Seriously, there has to be something wrong with you if you don’t! Yoda aside, the retro pastel colours and the cartoonish 2D graphic makes this T-shirt stand out among hundreds of Star Wars-themed tops.

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The organisation of astronomical firsts

Vintage NasaNo organisation is better known for its groundbreaking achievements than Nasa. They were the first to break the sound barrier and first to reach the moon. This simple, vintage, white shirt has a small Nasa logo on the front, and an eye-catching image of Mars on the back. Who knows? In the next century, humans could be living on the Red Planet!

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Roaring through the stars

Dino astronautsThis fun shirt features a playful graphic of dinos in space but is in no way childish. It does make you wonder if the real reason the dinosaurs are gone is because they’re all having too much fun in space to come back!

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Social distancing: space edition

Social distancing in spaceSometimes we all need a reminder to keep our distance during the current situation. You never know, this punny tee could just save a couple of lives! This is also the perfect shirt for all the introverts who want this isolation to continue when life is back to normal ...

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Time to explore

Time to exploreThis is the perfect T-shirt for the inner explorer in all of us, with a quirky illustration showing all the planets of the solar system hidden among the stars! While you may not have the budget to jet off to Saturn, our Earth is massive, and there is always something new to find.

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3,2,1, blast off!

retro rocketSometimes less is more. This spacecraft design is simple, but a clear reminder of the historic importance of the SpaceX launch, and all rocket launches past and future.

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Pew, Pew, Pew

Space Invaders gameis one of the most iconic video games of all time, and this shirt is the perfect gift for gamers. The graphic hits the right balance of detail and accuracy, without being overwhelming.

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A gentle starry night

Tie-dyed starry nightsTie-dye is the pattern of the season so embrace it with this fun take on celestial beings. Plus, the long sleeves will be welcome now aircons are blasting and you need to keep goosebumps at bay!

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