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|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.
|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||556|
|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||375|
|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.
|In the desert south of Tucson, Arizon there's the Titan missil museum, a former launch site for a Titan II intercontinental rocket.||08/23/2005||705|
|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||689|
|A museum for Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp on the way between Bonn and Remagen (Hans Arp was a founding member of the "Dada"-Movement around 1916). Today you find the museum in the old train station. From spring 2007 there is a new museum complex on the hill behind the station, designed by the famous architect Richard Meier. More information under www.arpmuseum.org|
|Chinese astronauts blasted into orbit October 11 from the Jiuquan Space Launch Center. The astronauts aboard the second manned mission for the Chinese will conduct experiments while in orbit.|
Space Imaging's IKONOS satellite took this image of the launch complex in northwestern China about 100 kilometers from the city of Jiuquan October 9, 2005. The very tip of the Shenzhou 6 roc...
|This shows the huge Sea Launch sattelite launching platform and command ship. It is used to launch sattelites from the equator.||08/15/2005||381|
|Various museums in NYC - Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Jewish Museum, Whitney Museum, Frick Collection, Pierpont Morgan Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Cloisters.||08/13/2005||610|
|More than 500 years ago, fearless European navigators began their great voyages of trade and discovery to the East. Rounding the tip of Africa toward the heady aromas of wealth from the East, became the burning ambition of the early Portuguese explorers. First to achieve this impossible dream was Bartolomeu Dias. Blown around the tip of Africa in 1488, he eventually set foot on South African so...||07/04/2007||480|