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Meet Space Launch Now the best space launch schedule for keeping up to date on all of your favorite rocket launches from around the world. Get updates and notifications for rocket launches from SpaceX, NASA, ULA, ROSCOSMOS, ISRO, and many more!


History

Space Launch Now started as a weekend project in 2016 for Caleb Jones as none of the current Android apps for Launch Library were still maintained. After several weeks of development and a few posts to Reddit and Facebook a small but strong community started to build of spaceflight enthusiast. We now have several active staff members and a small team of volunteer librarians and translators helping to bring the most accurate spaceflight data to phones, tablets and computers around the world.

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After several years, Space Launch Now now has a small core team of staff members that help support translations, librarians and the public data that is available to developers around the world. We scour the web for the latest updates for upcoming launches, related news articles and niche spaceflight events. Volunteer members of the Space Launch Now community that assists in ensuring Space Launch Now’s database of launchers, launches, agencies, and missions stays at a high level of quality.
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H-IIA
Launch Successful
2 days, 3 hours ago
JDRS-1
Yoshinobu Launch Complex - Tanegashima, Japan

JDRS-1 is a Japanese Data Relay Satellite.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Launch Successful
6 days, 8 hours ago
Starlink 15
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 5
Launch Successful
1 week ago
Chang'e 5
Wenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Chang'e 5 is China's robotic lunar sample return mission, which is set to bring back at least 2 kg of lunar soils and rock samples. The probe will ...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Launch Successful
1 week, 2 days ago
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich (Sentinel-6A; Jason-CS)
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich and Sentinel-6B make up the Sentinel-6 mission, also known as Jason Continuity of Service (Jason-CS), which is a pa...


Electron
Launch Successful
1 week, 4 days ago
Return to Sender
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

"Return to Sender" will loft 30 satellites to a sun-synchronous orbit at 500 km altitude for a range of customers, including TriSept, Unseenlabs, S...


Vega
Launch Failure
2 weeks ago
SEOSAT-Ingenio & Taranis
Ariane Launch Area 1 - Kourou, French Guiana

SEOSAT-Ingenio is a high-resolution optical imaging mission of Spain - the flagship mission of the Spanish space strategic plan. Its mission is dev...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Launch Successful
2 weeks, 1 day ago
SpX USCV-1 (NASA Crew Flight 1)
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

SpaceX's first operational flight of manned Dragon 2 vehicle.


Atlas V 531
Launch Successful
2 weeks, 3 days ago
NROL-101
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.


Long March 3
Launch Successful
2 weeks, 4 days ago
Tiantong-1-02
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Designed by the CAST Institute (China Academy of Space Technology), a subsidiary of the Chinese aerospace group CASC and specialized in spacecraft ...


PSLV-DL
Launch Successful
3 weeks, 3 days ago
EOS-01 (RISAT-2BR2)
Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad - Sriharikota, Republic of India

EOS-1 (previously known as RISAT-2BR2) is an imaging mission of ISRO using an active SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) imager to provide continuity of...