Spaceflight Insider


Welcome to SpaceFlight Insider

You are about to gain access to the inside line on space flight news. Our team has decades of experience covering the space program and we are focused on providing you with the absolute latest on all things space. We are dedicated to bringing you the content that you want. At SpaceFlight Insider — the “insider” is not our team — but our readers.

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Launch schedule

Wondering when the next launch will take place? Check out the launch calendar to view all upcoming, as well as recently completed missions. Our launch schedule covers all the current launch providers (Arianespace, CASC, Eurockot, ISRO, Khrunichev, Mitsubishi, Orbital Sciences, SpaceX, TsSKB-Progress, ULA, Yuzhmash, Yuzhnoye), handling customers around the globe.

NASA's Orion spacecraft successfully completes its maiden flight, ushering in a new ear in space exploration. Photo Credit: Mike Deep/Spaceflight Insider as seen on Spaceflight Insider

NASA’s Orion spacecraft successfully compl etes its maiden flight, ushering in a new ear in space exploration. Photo Credit: Mike Deep / SpaceFlight Insider


Live coverage

Stay up to date with SpaceFlight Insider’s Mission Monitor on launch day to get all the up-to-the-minute coverage. Want to see the type of coverage we’re providing? This video was recorded from December’s Orion EFT-1 mission live stream from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


The very best in launch photography

SpaceFlight Insider takes you right up to the edge on launch day. Our visual team covers launches from Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California and Wallops Island, Virginia with a combination of video and still photography, including cameras placed right up on the launchpad for a unique view of the moment of liftoff, whether its an Atlas V, a Delta IV, or a Falcon 9. Visit our media gallery to view highlights from past missions.

MUOS-3 soars into orbit atop a ULA Atlas V rocket. Photo Credit Michael Seeley / SpaceFlight Insider

MUOS-3 soars into orbit atop a ULA Atlas V rocket. Photo Credit: Michael Seeley / SpaceFlight Insider


Meet the team

Our dedicated team of writers, editors, photographers, videographers, and support personnel is comprised of working professionals, volunteers, journalists and space enthusiasts, all committed to the goal in bringing you, our viewer, the insider’s look at space flight.


SpaceX’s Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket lifts the CRS-5 mission to the International Space Station. Photo credit: Mike Howard / SpaceFlight Insider