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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.
|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...
|RAF Caistor was a grass-surfaced airfield and served it's time as a Relief Landing Ground (RLG) for a number of stations in the area. It had four landing strips of varying lengths varying between 1100 yards (1005 metres) to 1450 yards.|
Today, very little remains. A few huts on the very basic technical site remain in private hands. The Thor launch pads and their attendant buildings now li...
|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. ||06/22/2006||1,460|
|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||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||373|
|The range was originally set up in 1966 by the European Space Research Organization (ESRO) - one of the precursors of ESA. The first rocket was launched there on 20 November 1967.|
Currently, ESRANGE includes seven permanent pads able to launch most types of sounding rockets and high-altitude balloons.
Esrange's latitude of 67 degrees north puts it just within the Arctic Circle - ...
|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|
|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.|
|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||686|
|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.