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|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.||09/07/2005||699|
|Found two Saturn V rockets near Huntsville USA and build this 3D model.||03/01/2006||4,558|
|Found two Saturn V rockets near Huntsville USA.||02/12/2006||1,266|
|Between the villages Hazebrouck and Cassel in the wood called Bois des 8 Rues you can find this very special launching facility for V1 rockets. |
This location is build in 1943 and is nicely preserved throughout the years. There is a tour around the bunkers with information panels.
This location was used for launching V1 rockets. There were hundreds of launching sites all ...
|Nurrangar base. Part of Woomera rocket and weapons testing facility. Radome clearly visible. More info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurrungar||07/24/2006||288|
|Musudan-ri is a rocket launching site in North Korea. It lies in southern North Hamgyong province, near the northern tip of the East Korea Bay. The area was formerly known as Taep'o-dong (???), from which the Taepodong rockets take their name.|
Since 1984 military rockets of the types Hwasong, Nodong and Taepodong-1 were launched from Musudan-ri. The first launch attempt of a sate...
|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 ...
|Model: Lockheed L-1011-385-1-15 TriStar 100|
In the early 1990s, Orbital Sciences began to use a converted L-1011-100 named Stargazer to launch Pegasus rockets into orbit around Earth. This venture effectively rendered the small Scout rocket obsolete. This aircraft was also used in support of the X-34 program. NASA performed aer...
|Black Knight was a British launch vehicle to test and verify the design of a re-entry vehicle for the Blue Streak missile.|
The United Kingdom's first indigenous rocketry project, Black Knight was manufactured by Saunders-Roe on the Isle of Wight, had its engines tested at The Needles and was launched at Woomera in Australia.
Designed in 1955 by the Royal Aircraft E...
|During World War II, Peenemünde hosted the Heeresversuchsanstalt, an extensive rocket development and test site established in 1937. Prior to that date the team headed by Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger had worked in Kummersdorf, south of Berlin. However, Kummersdorf proved too small for testing. Peenemünde, located on the coast, permitted the launching of rockets and their subsequent m...||07/31/2005||1,150|
|During World War II, Peenemünde hosted the Heeresversuchsanstalt, an extensive rocket development and test site established in 1937. Prior to that date the team headed by Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger had worked in Kummersdorf, south of Berlin. However, Kummersdorf proved too small for testing. Peenemünde, located on the coast, permitted the launching of rockets and their subsequent m...||10/08/2005||1,862|