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|China's first launch center, also known as Shuang Cheng Tzu. It was China's first ballistic missile and satellite launch centre. The Jiuquan Airport was 75 km south of the site. A dedicated railway at Jiuquan went directly to the launch site. Jiuquan?s facilities provided support for every phase of a satellite launch campaign. It included the Technical Centre, the Launch Complex, the Launch Con...||08/08/2005||631|
|China's launch site for geosynchronous orbit launches. Xichang Satellite Launch Centre is situated in Xichang, Sichuan Province, south-western China. The head office of the launch centre is located in Xichang City, about 65 kilometres away. Xichang Airport is 50 km away. A dedicated railway and highway lead directly to the launch site. The Technical Centre is equipped for testing and integrati...||08/08/2005||484|
|This shows the huge Sea Launch sattelite launching platform and command ship. It is used to launch sattelites from the equator.||08/15/2005||452|
|Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (JSLC) (Simplified Chinese: 酒泉卫星发射中心) is a People's Republic of China space vehicle launch facility (spaceport) in the Gobi desert, Ejina Banner, Alashan League, Inner Mongolia, located about 1,600 km from Beijing. It is located at 40°57′28″N, 100°17′30″E. It was founded in 1958, maki...||01/01/2007||780|
|This launch ramp for the V-1 was in use from 1943 by the Flakregiment 155 (W) for testing. |
Today it is located on the camping area in the forrest near Zempin.
|All Launch Bases around the world.|
Russia Plesetsk and Baikonur
United States of America Cape Canaveral and vanderberg
|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.||10/06/2006||971|
|Rocket launch platform at Edwards airforce base.||02/01/2006||1,054|
|This is the space shuttle assembly building. The Shuttle and and its Fuel Tanks are prepared vertically within this huge building. To the north you can see one of the crawlers used to transport the shuttle to the launch pad. If you follow the tracks round you will come to the two launch sites over 4 miles away.||07/31/2005||1,460|
|First stage on display with the S-IVB Battleship Test Stage stacked in a launch ready condition at the Alabama Welcome Center on I-65 in Ardmore, AL.|
The Saturn IB was an uprated version of the Saturn I, which featured a much more powerful second stage, the S-IVB. Unlike the earlier Saturn I, the IB had enough throw weight to launch the Apollo Command/Service Module or Lunar Modu...
|There are three launch pads for the Luftwaffe Bachem Ba 349 Natter rocket interceptors located in the Hasenholz forest near Kirchheim/Teck. They are all that remain from the once active launch site constructed in 1945. The three launchpads are arranged in the form of an equilateral triangle, whose sides point toward the east and the south. The distance between the launchpads is approximately ...||02/02/2010||1,934|
|Not far from Peenemunde (the test location for V-1 and V-2 weapons, lies the village of Miedzyzdroje.|
It was here, where Nazi-Germany tested the V-3 weapon on true scale for the first time in history.
The museum is situated in the old storage bunker of the V-3 rockets. The remains of the original launch pads can be visited nearby.