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|Woomera is an Australian icon. It was used for the testing of long range missiles and rockets during the Cold War, and the launch and tracking of spacecraft in the early days of the Space Age.||10/07/2008||473|
|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...
|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||274|
|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 - ...
|The dunes of Leba were a large testing area for long-range rocket weapons during the German occupation.|
The last German test flight was in 1945.
After the war the facility was reused by the Polish army.
The dunes were also used by general Erwin Rommel to practise desert warfare.
The museum is located in the middle of the dunes, west...
|Next to already numerous tested nukes, rocket launches too?||08/21/2005||1,168|
|The Tanegashima Space Centre (TNSC) was established in 1969, when the original National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) was formed. It is the largest space-development facility in Japan (8,600,000 square meters) and is located in the south of Kagoshima Prefecture, along the southeast coast of Tanegashima. It is known as the most beautiful rocket-launch complex in the world.|
|Here is a model of the rocket of Tintin, the universally known journalist.|
If you come to Brussels, look at sometimes in the sky, perhaps you'll see it.
|Leftover Saturn V Rocket on display in Huston, Texas.||07/21/2005||2,438|
|This is the rocket garden at Kennedy Space Centre Florida. It contains many of the early space rockets including redstone, Titan and Atlas crafts|
|Type: MiG-21 SPS|
Registration: 937 / 22+41
MiG-21 was first displayed in public at Tushino on June 24, 1956. The design was as a result of evaluations in USSR after the Korean War and the need to provide a short-range interceptor.
More than 11.000 examples of the MiG-21 were produced in 20 different versions, and the type was at one ...
|Razorback Range is located on the Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center (FCMTC). Army requirements may take priority over those of the range. Army needs may force the cancellation of range schedules and or restrictions to tactics and patterns on Razorback Range. |
Razorback Range uses Fort Smith, AR (FSM) weather as the official observation for the range. On site observations and ...