Space Riddles for Kids

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, here are a few fun space riddles and photos to share with your kids.

I sit above the atmosphere. My job is to take photos of planets, stars and galaxies. What am I?


Red rover, red rover, let the ____ _____ come over. 


Some people think I’m falling. Some people think I’m a star. Some people make a wish on me. But really I’m just a bit of rocky space debris that lights up when I get hot.





Top: Hubble Telescope

Middle: Moon rover (or Lunar Roving Vehicle)

Bottom: Meteor

Photo credits: NASA

P.S. You'll find more fun riddles like these, a rocket craft and a spacesuit experiment in our Rockets subscription box!

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