Spaceflight Insider

SpaceFlight Insider reports on events taking place in space exploration. Our team of writers and photographers provide an “insider’s” view of space flight. SpaceFlight Insider is comprised primarily of volunteers who reside in the U.S., Europe, South America and Canada. SpaceFlight Insider provides readers with articles, photo galleries, video features, live streams from key missions and much more.

Nearly 3-Mile Wide Asteroid to Pass Close by Earth September 1st
14 days ago
A large rock will fly past Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of 4.4 million miles (7 million kilometers). Asteroid 3122 Florence, named after modern nursing founder Florence Nightingale, is the la...
Indian Navigation Satellite Launch Suffers Failure
14 days ago
On Aug. 31, 2017, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its latest navigation satellite. During the flight, however, the payload fairing did not separate several minutes after liftoff...
Proposed SphereX Mission to Conduct All-Sky Infrared Spectral Survey
14 days ago
NASA has recently chosen six proposed astrophysics missions as part of its Explorers Program to proceed on to concept studies. Among them is the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epo...