An origami NASA rocket on a galactic background.

Lucky’s Origami NASA Rocket

  • Prep time:  3 Minutes
  • Total time:  20 Minutes
  • Ages: 8-12
Download Rocket Template

Have your family hop on board with Lucky as he shoots into space! Inspired by NASA’s Space Launch System rocket (launching soon), this origami rocket transforms from a simple sheet of paper into an out-of-this-world fun family project! Your kids can color then fold their own rocket before taking off on an imaginative intergalactic journey.

(Origami design by Yoshihide Momotani)



  • Printable Lucky's Rocket Template
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Crayons, Colored Pencils or Markers


  1. Print Lucky's Rocket template above
  2. Have your little future astronauts color in their rocket
  3. Cut out the rocket and the thrusters
  4. Watch the YouTube video below to learn how to fold and assemble the rocket
  5. Get set for adventure!

Lucky’s Origami NASA Rocket Activity Video