The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), the original home of NASA, is a lead center for propulsion, Space Shuttle propulsion, Space Shuttle external tank, crew training and payloads, International Space Station (ISS) design and construction, for computers, networks, and information management. Located on the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, MSFC is named in honor of General G...
Ariane 5 is an European expendable launch system designed to deliver satellites into geostationary transfer orbit and to send payloads to low earth orbit.
It is manufactured under the authority of the European Space Agency (ESA) with EADS SPACE Transportation as prime contractor, leading a consortium of sub-contractors. The rocket is operated and marketed by Arianespace as part o...
The building of a theme park in the north of Germany.
The Space Center in Bremen was opened in December 2003 as the first indoor theme park in Germany. From the beginning the park had economical and technical problems, also fewer visitors than expected. By the end of September 2004, the Space Center was closed.
Could be on the way back to the vehicle assembly building after having sent Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-121 (july 4th 2006), or STS-114 (july 26th 2005) to space from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39B.
The Tanegashima Space Centre (TNSC) was established in 1969, when the original National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) was formed. It is the largest space-development facility in Japan (8,600,000 square meters) and is located in the south of Kagoshima Prefecture, along the southeast coast of Tanegashima. It is known as the most beautiful rocket-launch complex in the world.
Woomera Rocket Range, South Australia. One of the world's busiest launch sites for testing rockets and missiles during the 1950's and 1960's. Also infamous as being a detention center for locking up asylum seekers in recent times.
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