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|This huge bunker was construced in early 1943 to serve as covered launch base for V-1's. The complex was multiple times bombed by the Allies with 'Tallboy' bombs, but without any succes. The bunker itself proved to be rather useless and never fired one single V-1. The Allied Air Force lost over 150 aircraft and 700 men during the air operations against the facility.|
|Sea Launch platform Odyssey is now preparing for the launch of the EchoStar X satellite atop a Russian-Ukrainian rocket Zenit- 3SL in February, 2006. On this mission, Sea Launch will lift the 4333 kg communications satellite to a high perigee geosynchronous transfer orbit.|
The Odyssey and the assembly and command ship are currently at the equatorial launch site.
|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||542|
|Between 1947 and 1967 the rocket launch site and Special Weapons Test Centre (CEES), 120km south-west of Coulomb-Bechar, was used for launching sounding rockets, the satellite carrier "Diamond (rocket)" between 1965 and 1967, and the development of ballistic missiles.|
On 0l July 1967, the facility was abandoned and turned over to Algeria, as provided in the Evian agreements of March 19...
|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||670|
|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||363|
|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...
|Gotland Ring is a premium racetrack and multi-functional motorsport facility on the Swedish island of Gotland, the most popular tourist resort in Sweden.|
The circuit - designed by the founder Alec Arho HavrÚn - will be FIA-inspected for international racing Q2 2009. However, corporate edutainment and testing is the main focus even in the future. In its final format - with a main ...
|This shows the huge Sea Launch sattelite launching platform and command ship. It is used to launch sattelites from the equator.||08/15/2005||378|
|On the west coast of the United States, is the other U.S. launch facility known as Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA. While it does not have the notarity of the Kennedy Space Center, it does provide residents from central and southern California to as far east as Arizona with some spectacular visual displays during launches.||01/30/2006||570|
|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