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|The entire center coveres 6,717 square kilometers and extends 75 kilometers from north to south and 90 kilometers from east to west. Different facilities are clearly seen, including launch pads, testing and processing buildings, ballistic missile silos, the orbiter Buran, N-1 booster sections. ||06/23/2006||1,577|
|Spadeadam was a ballistic missile testing range in the 1950s. It is now an electronic warfare range (one of only two in Europe apparently).||11/02/2005||613|
|A vehicle testing ground, which is used to test vehicles and electrical, electronic and mechanical products and systems in accordance with a wide range of commercial, industrial and military specifications.|
|The picture shows the Daimler Chrysler Testing Range near Papenburg (Germany)|
Some world records were set here.
|This is Volkswagen Testing Range in the vincinity of Wolfsburg.
Additional information from Bounkass:
This is Volkswagon's highly secured test track. It has a restricted area no fly zone. About 22km long ( 17 miles ) and the longest stretch is about 9km ( 5Ĺ miles ). This is also the track where Top Gear has tested the Bugatti Veyron at 407km/h ( 250mph ).
|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.||09/08/2005||750|
|A Skud Missile Carrier with missile in launch position on the target range near RAF Spadeadam||05/04/2009||911|
|The mission of the White Sands Missile Range Museum is to collect, curate and exhibit the historical artifacts and other material culture items necessary to interpret the prehistoric, historic and modern occupation and use of the lands occupied by, or in some cases adjacent to, the current 3200 square mile installation. Primary attention will be devoted to educating military personnel in partic...||12/21/2006||710|
|On monday september 6th. 1982 the frigate Peder Skram was on a routine journey in Kattegat. Shortly before noon by an error in the electric system a missile was launched and hit between 2 summer cottages at Lumsaas, 34km (22miles) away.|
The missile hit some trees and destroyed 4 cottages, 130 others were damaged. No one was hurt or killed.
Some one had to be blamed...
|Ushenish Lighthouse on the Island of South Uist was completed in 1857 by David and Thomas Stevenson. It is only 12 meters high.||08/04/2006||448|
|Testing range of tire manufacturer Continental located in the Lueneburger Heide in Germany||04/26/2006||416|
|The Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR) is located in northwestern Utah, approximately 70 miles west of Salt Lake City. The UTTR is owned and managed by Hill Air Force Base (Hill AFB), and serves a variety of Department of Defense (DoD) customers for training exercises, test functions, and support services...the south range of the UTTR (UTTR-South), also known as the Wendover Air Force Range, c...||08/06/2005||640|