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|Established in October 1991,NSPO is the execution organization for the implementation of national space program. The primary mission of NSPO is to fulfill national needs, to establish self-reliant satellite technology, and to conduct world- class space science research and applications. Its vision is to become a topnotch research organization, one of the top space technology countries in Asia, ...||12/24/2008||604|
|The European Space Agency (ESA) is the European organization devoted to space. ESA's European Space Research Institute (ESRIN) is based in Frascati, a small town 20 km south of Rome in Italy. |
|The Satish Dhawan Space Centre, located in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, in India, is the launch centre for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The centre is roughly 100 kilometres north of Chennai in South India.|
Originally the site was called the Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR), and became operational in October 1971.
The facility now consists of two launch pad...
|It's the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) which is localisated in Germany, in Darmstadt.||12/31/2005||407|
|The Uchinoura Space Centre (USC) launches sounding rockets and scientific satellites and manages tracking and data.|
An observation deck for launch experiments is open to the public.
The area of USC, 71 ha in total, are mostly hilly. Facilities for launching rockets, telemetry, tracking and command stations for rockets and satellites, and optical observation posts are on site, all ...
|The Usuda Deep Space Centre was established in Usuda Town, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, in 1984, as an affiliated facility of the former Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS).|
The Centre sends command operations and receives data from the recent Hayabusa space probe.
The remote location of the Centre was chosen carefully to reduce noise from towns, allowing for the rec...
|Chilbolton Observatory is part of the Science & Technology Facilities Council. The facilities at Chilbolton are run by the Chilbolton Group of the Space Science and Technology Department at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and funded largely through Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).|
|Ariane launching site.
Editor's note: Fairly low-res image, and cloud cover obscures much detail.
Additional info (Wikipedia): Kourou is a town and commune in French Guiana, some 40 km northwest of the capital Cayenne. The Centre Spatial Guyanais (Guiana Space Centre), where the European Space Agency starts missions, is located outside the town. Kourou was formerly...
|Culham Science Centre is one of the UKís most prestigious research centres with a strong focus upon cutting-edge science and technology businesses. |
|CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research, the world's largest particle physics centre. Here physicists come to explore what matter is made of and what forces hold it together.||07/31/2005||1,678|
|The range was originally set up in 1966 by the European Space Research Organization (ESRO) - one of the precursors of ESA. The first rocket was launched there on 20 November 1967.|
Currently, ESRANGE includes seven permanent pads able to launch most types of sounding rockets and high-altitude balloons.
Esrange's latitude of 67 degrees north puts it just within the Arctic Circle - ...
|This is the Science and Technology Centre in Canberra. The building has a round turret in the middle which looks pretty cool. The exhibits inside are all about educating the general public about science and technology. Quite a fun building to play in for a day. If you are visiting Canberra, this is a must see.||09/16/2005||308|