If you are an aspiring filmaker, a seasoned video editors, or a digital creator with a special passion for cosmic esthetics, we have a ton of free elements for your next project in this article. If you wonder where you can find space HDRIs, 3d models of asteroids, or cosmic textures, take a look at our collection of free space elements below. With stunning elements like nebulas in 4K, planet textures, and asteriod models, you will have plenty of elements to enrich your next sci-fi scene.
Without any further ado, let’s dive into this list and see why you want these cosmic assets in your library of video elements.
PremiumBeat’s Free Space Kit
The PremiumBeat free space kit include 40 free elements that are ready for download in one click. This free pack includes 13 space atmospheres, 13 nebulas and galaxies, 21 realistic star fields.
Using these free cosmic elements is pretty straight-forward. Download them to your preferred folder and use them in your NLE’s timeline as overlays.
FilmBodega’s Free 6K Space Textures
FilmBodega has recently released a new free pack of 6K space textures and 3d asteroid models. If you are working on futuristic space epics, these elements will be extremely handy.
These free elements come from their paid collection of practical space assets captured with fluid dynamics. You can use these textures in Blender and Unreal Engine.
Free 4K Nebula Backgrounds on Pond5
Pond5 offers 19 free 4K nebula backgrounds that you can download on their blog. The nebula backgrounds have been originally created by Rocketstock and then moved to Pond5. The download links are working well as of now.
2 Free Space Environments
You can download these two free sample clips coming from Shutterstock’s Nephos, a pack of space environments organically captured in full 4K. With Shutterstock’s permission, you can download the space environments for free and use in your projects. If you are interested to get the whole pack, you can get it here with 15% off (promo code: FFF15).
500+ Free Space Elements on Mixkit
Mixkit is a popular website sponsored by Envato Elements. Mixkit hosts thousands of free video clips, music tracks, and sound effects. As you might have guessed, this site has a good amount of free space and cosmic video and audio elements that you can use in your creative projects. Here are some of these great freebies:
NASA’s Free 3D Resources
NASA’s 3D Resources offers a collection of free models, textures, and images from across the solar system. All resources are based on real NASA missions and scientific data. This makes them an excellent source for realistic space HDRI and planet textures. You can download these assets for free. However, NASA asks that you credit NASA’s 3D Resources when using their materials.
Need more elements to use in your space scenes? Check out these free collections: