Between the flying spaceships, game of Pac-Man, dry ice, and blinking lights, NASA’s pumpkin carvings are a bit more elaborate than what you typically see around Halloween.

A group of engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., held the sixth annual pumpkin carving contest, and the results are out of this world.

Some of the engineers took to Twitter to post pictures of the creations.

You can check out videos of all the whacky creations over on JPL’s Flickr page.

Phillip Swarts is the military space reporter for SpaceNews. He previously covered space and advanced technology for Air Force Times, the Justice Department for The Washington Times, and investigative journalism for the Washington Guardian;...