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Hammaguir launch site

Hammaguir launch site

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...
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Peenemunde - additional overlays

Peenemunde - additional overlays

During World War II Peenemunde hosted the Heeresversuchsanstalt, an extensive rocket development and test site established in 1937, and headed by Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger. Between 1937 and 1945 two weapons, the V-1 and the V-2 were developed. Test-firing of the first V-1 occurred in early 1942 and the first V-2 first flew on October 3, 1942, from Prüfstand (Test stand) VII.
Rating of 4.33333333301/20/20061,896Google Earth Logo
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Peenemuende Rocket facility

Peenemuende Rocket facility

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...
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Peenemunde V2 Rocket Facility

Peenemunde V2 Rocket Facility

In May 1942, a lone Spitfire on a routine reconnaissance mission over northern Germany changed this. Flight Lieutenant D. W. Steventon brought back photographs of the Peenemunde airfield along the Baltic coast that revealed evidence of construction activity with circular emplacements on the ground. Photographic interpreters, however, were unable to locate anything out of the ordinary from the p...
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Peenemuede Test Stand XII Overlay

Peenemuede Test Stand XII Overlay

Craters surround a site at Peenemunde following an Allied bombing raid.

A submarine-towed launch platform was tested successfully, effectively making it the prototype for submarine-launched ballistic missiles. The project codename was Prüfstand XII (Test stand XII), sometimes called the rocket U-boat. If deployed, it would have allowed a U-boat to launch V-2 missiles against Unit...
No rating yet01/14/20101,385Google Earth Logo
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Smiling Budda Test Site - Indias First Nuclear Test

Smiling Budda Test Site - Indias First Nuclear Test

Smiling Budda Nuclear Test - India's First Nuclear Test
Test: Smiling Buddha
Time: 8:05, May 18, 1974 (IST)
Location: Pokhran, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
27.095 deg N, 71.752 E
Test Height and Type:
Underground, -107 m
Yield: 8 kt (12-13 kt claimed)
Rating of 3.506/19/20062,718Google Earth Logo
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Launch Pads for the Bachem Natter Ba 349 near Kirchheim Teck

Launch Pads for the Bachem Natter Ba 349 near Kirchheim Teck

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 ...
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4 overlays from Peenemuende, Germany

4 overlays from Peenemuende, Germany

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...
Rating of 3.2510/08/20051,939Google Earth Logo
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Destroyed airplane, desert test site, NV

Destroyed airplane, desert test site, NV

Wrecked aircraft at a desert test site in Nevada, U.S.
Rating of 307/30/20051,097Google Earth Logo
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Missile Test Site - Mud Lake

Missile Test Site - Mud Lake

You can see cars and houses set up for a missile test. Also the big circle representing a missile test.
No rating yet09/11/2006599Google Earth Logo
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Musudan-ri Orbital Launch Site

Musudan-ri Orbital Launch Site

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...
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Bombodrom

Bombodrom

Largest German test site for bombing maneuvers ( the only one to test bomber planes; most are tested in the US )
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