Suit up and explore the final frontier of dog names.
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dog on the moon in a space suit; space dog names
Credit: Grace Canaan

Let's be honest: Our dogs are the center of our universe. So it only makes sense to give your pooch a moniker inspired by the stars, planets and explorers of our galaxy ... and beyond.

Whether you've dreamt of flying through space since you were little or you grew to love all the space invaders and protectors on screen, you'll find a stellar name as this list of space names for dogs draws inspiration from all the different corners of the final frontier. Time to explore!

Space Names for Female Dogs

We love our pups to the moon and back, so a celestial name just makes sense.

  • Moon
  • Celeste
  • Luna
  • Aurora
  • Nova
  • Eclipse
  • Laika
  • Dawn
  • Estella
  • Nasa
  • Spirit
  • Ariel
  • Pandora
  • Astra
  • Sojourner
  • Journey
  • Solar
  • Milky
  • Uni
  • Astrid
  • Callisto
  • Mimas
  • Phoebe
  • Vega
  • Stella
  • Crescent

Space Names for Male Dogs

Because your bright boy deserves a name that's out of this world.

  • Astro
  • Rocket
  • Rover
  • Aero
  • Zhurong
  • Comet
  • Asteroid
  • Neutron
  • Kuiper
  • Cosmo
  • Blazar
  • Akari
  • Exo
  • Galaxy
  • Orbit
  • Martian
  • Atom
  • Echo
  • Plasma
  • Cluster
  • Hubble
  • Spitzer
  • Titan
  • Aster
  • Artemis
  • Axel
  • Pilot
  • Samson
  • Apollo
  • Crater

Planet Names for Dogs

Whether it's one of the eight in our solar system, somewhere beyond or even from a fictional galaxy, these planets can easily double as dog names.

  • Pluto
  • Earth
  • Mercury
  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Jupiter
  • Neptune
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Ceres
  • Charon
  • Kepler
  • Giant
  • Endor
  • Tatooine
  • Naboo
  • Krypton
  • Mongo
  • Daxam
  • Genesis
  • Vulcan
  • Xander
  • Vortis

Constellation Names for Dogs

If you like to spend clear nights staring up at the sky or early mornings checking your horoscopes, a constellation dog name may be the perfect fit for your starry-eyed pooch.

  • Star
  • Dipper
  • Nebula
  • Lynx
  • Draco
  • Ursa
  • Major
  • Orion
  • Hercules
  • Cygnus
  • Aries
  • Taurus
  • Gemini
  • Cancer
  • Leo
  • Virgo
  • Libra
  • Scorpio
  • Sagittarus
  • Capricorn
  • Aquarius
  • Pisces

Dog Names Inspired by Famous Space Explorers

These famous space sailors are smart, brave, and inspiring—just like your pooch.

  • Buzz
  • Aldrin
  • Neil
  • Armstrong
  • Glenn
  • Sally
  • Mae
  • Gus
  • Valentina
  • Kelly
  • Alan
  • Shepard
  • Lovell
  • Sunita
  • Resnik
  • Yury
  • Guion
  • Bluford
  • Walker
  • Chawla

Space Movie Dog Names

You and your pooch may never go to space, but you can cuddle up on the couch and watch your favorite characters explore the galaxy. Give your pooch a moniker inspired by your favorite!

  • Vader
  • Jedi
  • Anakin
  • Boba
  • Fett
  • Luke
  • Leia
  • Yoda
  • Chewie
  • Kylo
  • Binks
  • Padme
  • Ewok
  • Spock
  • Kirk
  • Worf
  • Atreides 
  • Quill
  • Gamora
  • Drax
  • Riker
  • Data
  • Trip
  • Nyota
  • Kara
  • Baltar
  • Helena
  • Roy
  • Cooper
  • Amelia