Space Riddles - Riddles about Space

Funny space riddles from the original Riddles website.  These are the best space riddles, jokes, and brain teasers for kids and families.  Entertain your siblings or share riddles with your friends.

Space Riddles with Answers

1. Riddle: I am the beginning of the end and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. What am I?
Answer: The letter e. End, timE, spacE, Every placE

2. Riddle: Which one of Santa's reindeer can you see in outer space?
Answer: Comet.

3. Riddle: I always follow you around, everywhere you go at night. I look very bright to people, but I can make the sun dark. I can be in many different forms and shapes. What am I?
Answer: The moon!

4. Riddle: I'm a god, a planet, and a measurer of heat. Who am I?
Answer: Mercury.

5. Riddle: A man was just doing his job when his suit was torn. Why did he die three minutes later?
Answer: He was an astronaut on a spacewalk, doing repairs.

6. Riddle: What do you call a wizard from outer space that can fly?
Answer: A flying sorcerer!

7. Riddle: What kind of music can you hear in space?
Answer: A Nept-tune.

8. Riddle: What object has keys that open no locks, space but no room, and you can enter but not go in?
Answer: A computer keyboard.

9. Riddle: What can fill a room but takes up no space?
Answer: Light.

10. Riddle: From the beginning of eternity To the end of time and space To the beginning of every end And the end of every place. What am I?
Answer: The letter 'e'.

11. Riddle: How does NASA throw a party?
Answer: They planet.

12. Riddle: My farther is the moon, my mother is the sea, I die when I reach land. What am I?
Answer: Waves.

13. Riddle: If a wheel has 64 spokes, how many spaces are there between the spokes?
Answer: 64. The space that comes after the 64th spoke, would be just before the first spoke.

14. Riddle: How does the moon cut his hair?
Answer: E-clipse it!

15. Riddle: Why is the moon like a dollar?
Answer: Because it has four quarters.

16. Riddle: What is an alien's favorite outdoor game to play with humans?
Answer: Flying disc.

17. Riddle: People have stepped on me, but not many. I never stay full for long. I have a dark side. What am I?
Answer: The moon.

18. Riddle: What kind of music do aliens like?
Answer: Nep-tunes.

19. Riddle: Why did the moon skip diner?
Answer: Because it was full.

20. Riddle: Can you complete each list? 1. Red, White, and 2. Stop, Look, and 3. Sun, Moon, and 4. Ready, Set, ? 5. Readin', writin', and
Answer: 1. Blue 2 Listen 3. Stars 4. Go 5. 'Rithmetic

21. Riddle: I surround you but I'm not clothes. I am everywhere but I don't take up space. I'm not always here, yet you can use a man-made form of me. I can go through glass but the glass will look just the same. What am I?
Answer: Light.

22. Riddle: Why did Mickey Mouse go to space?
Answer: To look for Pluto!

23. Riddle: I am strongest when you see me as round, but I am often viewed in other forms. I lift and drop the sea with my tremendous strength, and a man with a name like 'powerful bicep' was the first to tread on me. What am I?
Answer: I am the moon.

24. Riddle: You can see through me, yet I am not transparent, you can pick holes in me, yet I occupy no space. What am I?
Answer: A lie.

25. Riddle: I'm far away from you, but I still shine bright. I sleep by day, I wake up at night. I stay by the moon but never get close to it. What am I?
Answer: A star.

26. Riddle: I can be half without getting thinner. I can shine with no fire. I can be hidden but never taken. I can stay dry while moving through the ocean. What am I?
Answer: The Moon.

27. Riddle: When was beef the highest that it has ever been?
Answer: When the cow jumped over the moon.

28. Riddle: It's been around for millions of years, but it's no more than a month old. What is it?
Answer: The moon.

29. Riddle: Large as a mountain, small as a pea, Endlessly swimming in a waterless sea. What am I?
Answer: Asteroids.

30. Riddle: When is the moon heaviest?
Answer: When it is full.

31. Riddle: Soldiers line up spaced with pride, Two long rows lined side by side. One sole unit can decide If the rows will unite or divide. Tell me, tell me, scream it out. What's the thing I talk about?
Answer: A zipper.

32. Riddle: Sometimes I am black, sometimes I am white sometimes you can see me at night. I have friends that are with me that are much smaller. Some of you have walked on me but not all. What am I?
Answer: The Moon.

33. Riddle: If you don't move I move, if you move I still move. I can shine but am not a light bulb. I will fall before you wake up. What am I?
Answer: The Moon.

34. Riddle: Why did all the pecans go to space?
Answer: They were Astro-nuts!

35. Riddle: Blacker than black, colder than cold, some things out here are worth more than gold. What is it?
Answer: Space.

36. Riddle: There was a man driving a truck. There was a woman standing in front of the truck. The truck had no lights on and the moon was not up. How did the man see the woman?
Answer: It was daytime.

37. Riddle: What sea is in space?
Answer: The galax-sea

38. Riddle: The ghost of the mountain never to be seen, leaps like a raging fire to catch his prey. As pale as the moon but fast as the wind. Cold as ice, but a flash of light in the night. What is it?
Answer: A snow leopard.

39. Riddle: Inside me, there is a teacup, a planet, a shelf, and you! What Am I?
Answer: The Universe!

40. Riddle: Very few men have ever been here, But one man has been for thousands of years. What am I?
Answer: The moon

41. Riddle: I've existed for Trillions of years, but only been around for 30 days. What am I?
Answer: The moon. You get a full moon every 30 days.

42. Riddle: Finish the sequence: J F M A M J J A S O N _. What letter goes in the space?
Answer: The letter D because the letters are the first letters of months: January February March April May June July August September November So the D would be December.

43. Riddle: I get fiercely hot. I vary in size. Without me, the moon is all we'll see. It's impossible to walk into a room without at least one of me in them. What am I?
Answer: A lightbulb.

44. Riddle: What is bright but sometimes doesn't give off light?
Answer: The moon.

45. Riddle: What kind of drinks do aliens like best?
Answer: Gravi-tea.

46. Riddle: A glow in the dark, A place without life, Where a small spark, Means the greatest strife. Where am I?
Answer: Space.

47. Riddle: How are prisoners like astronauts?
Answer: Both are interested in outer space

48. Riddle: What did the falling space rock say when it landed on a pig farm?
Answer: Move over bacon, here comes something Meteor!

49. Riddle: I'm behind you In front of you And all around. What am I?
Answer: Space.

50. Riddle: Empty as space, Scary as a ghost, I appear every night What am I?
Answer: Darkness.

51. Riddle: What can emit an umbra on the earth, and provide phosphorescence for all its creatures. All while altering the visual surface of itself within phases?
Answer: The moon.

52. Riddle: Why would it be boring to eat at a restaurant on the moon?
Answer: Because there is no atmosphere.

53. Riddle: Why isn't the moon a good vacation destination?
Answer: It lacks atmosphere.

54. Riddle: Pregnant every time you see her, yet she never will give birth. What is she?
Answer: Full moon.

55. Riddle: NASA was considering sending canaries into space to study them under zero gravity. The project was scrapped when someone realized that in spite of having sufficient water supplies, they could die of dehydration within a few hours. Why?
Answer: Birds, unlike humans, need gravity to swallow. Humans can swallow even while hanging upside down.

56. Riddle: What snack does the Man in the Moon like?
Answer: Space-chips.

57. Riddle: Where do astronauts leave their spaceships?
Answer: At parking meteors

58. Riddle: One-fourth of the population of a newly discovered planet has 4 legs. The rest have two legs. There are 60 legs total. How big is the population of the newly discovered planet?
Answer: 24.

59. Riddle: What is yellow, looks like the moon, and has seeds?
Answer: A Banana.

60. Riddle: What is the best way to get from earth to mars?
Answer: PLANET!

61. Riddle: An old-fashioned bike wheel has 21 spokes. How many spaces are between the spokes - 20, 21, or 22?
Answer: 21

62. Riddle: Pregnant every time you see her, yet she never will give birth. What is it?
Answer: Full Moon

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