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From Super Space Beer to Astronaut Trampolines

By: Michael Hines - Published: Dec 21, 2009   Updated: Jul 27 2011
Space age gifts are an untapped Christmas gift market. Electronics and sweaters are lame and boring compared to space beer.

Whether you need to find some space age kicks or are just looking to get into better shape on an astronaut trampoline, there is certainly something here for everybody. Houston, we have awesome.

Implications - Decades ago, scientists and consumers alike had a much different idea of what 2009 would look like, and though humanoid robots do not do household chores, technology is getting quite close. A space-aged aesthetic reminds consumers of the progress society has made as a whole, while hinting at the technological advancements to come. To get a better understanding of this phenomena, check out these space age gifts.