Outer Space Tattoos For Men

Top 67 Space Tattoo Ideas [2020 Inspiration Guide]

Almost every young man has dreamed of being an astronaut for NASA at one point. Staring at the sky on a cool dark night, marveling at all the stars while being bewildered by what the universe may actually hold..

Get ready to relive those space expedition ambitions again, without the rocket ship of course.

These outer space designs will make you feel as if you have literally stepped in another dimension!

From galaxies to constellations, and the universe beyond earth’s atmosphere, these ideas will provoke more than just inspiration, but also curiosity to explore and discover.

Take in the beautiful colors of nebulas in vivid detail, the radiant glow of planets, and the stunning stars shinning brighten upon the skin. These top 70 best outer space tattoos for men are almost as realistic as looking through a actual telescope! I’ve also included a handful of personal favorite ink pieces, such as astronauts drifting around in an awe-inspiring sky.

Outer Space Tattoo Ideas

Wrist Galaxy Tattoo For Guys

This is cool. Like how there isn’t a recognizable image in the pattern, just different colors clashing and cavorting to form a brightly hued solar system. The artist has done a great job keeping it loose and allows the colors to play off one another – especially the classic blue gas meets fireball scenario. The hints of white ink in stars and on the edges of color blocks helps the line work separate the colors enough without compromising the mix.

Sleeve Tattoos Space For Gentlemen

A beautiful sleeve tattoo featuring the bold decision to mix gray shading with sections of bright color in creating a 3D outer space tattoo. This piece is excellently rendered- the artist’s skills in line drawing, outlines, and color fills are sharp. The lower part of the tattoo mixing layers of colorful lights amongst gray fill color and rocks is exceptional. The planets too are well drawn, and the piece makes easy work incorporating the subject’s previous tattoos.

Tattoos Of The Earth For Guys

Love this full sleeve tattoo. The different mix of blue inks and shading to create the road pattern and solar system against negative space and black etching of the tree/power poles is exceptional. Also enjoy the bright yellow vortex of solar system at the top of the tattoo looking to swallow up the small, almost incidental space ship cruising past.

Tattoos Of Space For Men

Another vortex here but this one is a nicely developed red which flows well in direct opposition to the brightly colored solar system. The artist had done well with with shape and color mixes to show this tattoo’s crispness and clarity. Using the dark star field amongst lighter cloud shapes is an excellent non-traditional fill throughout, while the planets themselves are clear and bright. 

Star Tattoo Men's Sleeve Ideas

A cleverly tattooed system of stars. This piece is very intricate however the work could get lost as the ink colors settle and change as the piece ages. A darker image throughout contrasted by less milky cloud might make a more versatile tattoo, and the bright star at bottom should be a larger focal point amongst the other stars. This is a tattoo where taking on additional dramatic license could work very effectively.

Stars Tattoo Men's Sleeve

Stars Men's Sleeve Tattoo

A very likable small galaxy piece. The dark green 3D planet hovers amongst crisply etched, bright color effects and twinkling stars. The dark blue in particular is helpful, allowing a platform for both the red hole and star system to contrast against fluidly.

Star Sleeve Tattoo Men's Designs

This upper arm tattoo is hectic. Using the 3D highlights to show power coruscating off from the top most planet is perfectly executed technique that runs through the rest of the artwork. This ink throws in asteroid belts, crackles of power and flame, and even a bad ass planetary ring into it yet never looks overwrought or too busy.

Star Constellations Men's Tattoos

This is different. The tattoo goes for a space theme but ultra bright solar systems have been replaced instead by a painter’s classical sense of style and realism. The highlight is the spacesuit and visor reflecting the earth’s image (personal preference would see me go for a lighter colored fill inside the visor). The use of white ink in such a big block has been deftly deployed , and contrasts well against the dark of the other fill.

Space Themed Tattoos For Men

Like this solar system meld. The colors coalesce beautifully around planets, stars and a nifty bit of black ink asteroid action. The technique to put detail into the fireball planet at image bottom is tremendously executed.

Space Tattoo Sleeve For Men

One of those pretty apocalypses. The clarity in this piece is flawless, the artist did an amazing job threading contrasting detail and color into every element of this sleeve tattoo. The sensational outer space – black filled with crackling blue energy and millions of stars – looks like a photograph not ink on skin. The fiery shoulder looks way too hot to touch because the glow is so well communicated to look like the heat from a working forge.

Space Tattoo Ideas For Men On Forearm

This outer space tattoo looks totally killer. The astronauts look like blokes waiting for an airport cab, not ones bouncing around the shiny surface of a planet. Creating the middle mirror image gives the artist a chance to show off,  molding the black moon to the surrounding deep blue of the far off planet.

Space Tattoo Designs For Men

Space Sleeve Tattoos For Men

Another solid outer space sleeve. It’s a really darkly etched tattoo, however the detail in star systems and shading around planets helps keep it from being too emo. The yellow planet on the inner bicep looks to be a feature, as is the smaller red/purple planet surrounded by stars.

Space Sleeves On Men

Space Shuttle Tattoo For Men

Space Shoulder Tattoo For Men

Small Simple Tattoo Space For Men

Sleeve Night Sky Tattoo For Men

Sleeve Male Little Dipper Tattoo

Sky Tattoo Sleeve On Men

Skull Sky Tattoo Ideas For Men

Skull Asteroid Tattoo Men's Deigns

Planet Tattoo Men's Designs

Planet Rings Sky Tattoos For Guys On Leg

Masculine Outer Space Tattoos For Men

Outer Space Tattoo For Men

Outer Space Tattoo Designs For Men Sleeve

Milky Way Tattoo Designs Men

Men's Tattoos Of The Galaxy And Planets

Men's Tattoos Galaxy On Arm

Men's Stars Sleeve Tattoo Designs

Men's Tar Galaxy Tattoos

Men's Space Tattoos

Men's Space Tattoo

Men's Skull Candle Space Tattoos

Men's New School Star Tattoo

Men's Galaxy Comet Tattoos

Men's Astronaut American Flag Tattoos Designs

Masculine Men's Big Dipper Tattoo Designs

Man With Universe Tattoo On Neck And Shoulder

Manly Men's Constellations Tattoos Designs

Male Tattoos Of Constellations

Male Outer Space Sleeves For Tattoo

Male Cosmic Tattoo Full Sleeve

Male Constellations Tattoos

Leg Sleeve Night Sky Tattoos For Men

Incredible Sky Tattoos For Guys

Half Sleeve Tattoo With Stars For Men

Half Sleeve Tattoos Stars For Males

Half Sleeve Guy's Cosmic Tattoos

Guy's Spaceship Tattoo

Guy's Milky Way Tattoo

Guy's Back Of Leg Astronomy Tattoo

Full Sleeve Astronomy Tattoos For Guys

Forearm Night Sky Tattoo Designs On Men

Earth And Moon Men's Tattoos

Creative Male Space Tattoos On Hand

Cosmos Men's Tattoo Ideas

Cool Constellation Tattoos For Guys On Rib Cage Side

Solar System And Constellation Tattoos For Guys

Black Hole Sky Tattoo For Guys On Arm

Floating Astronaut Tattoos On Men

Big Dipper Tattoo For Guys With Skull

Bicep Male Astronaut Tattoos

Bicep Arm Stars In The Sky Tattoo For Men

Best Outer Space Tattoo Designs For Men On Chest

Arm Cosmic Tattoo On Man With Astronaut

Amazing Men's Star Sleeve Tattoo

Outer Space Tattoo FAQs

What does a galaxy tattoo mean?

Galaxy tattoos are versatile. There are no constraints you can place on them in terms, of size, style, color, or even weirdness. They epitomize a blank canvas for expression of symbolic body art.

The blank canvas approach means galaxy tattoos can represent a variety of different ideas, with the most popular being representative of the universe, science, space travel and dreams/future plans. They are also deployed in mysterious tattoos where the symbols change their focus alongside the subject’s motivations. 

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