Table of Worldwide Rocket Launch Sites

Launch Facility Country Location Launch Vehicles Launch Schedule
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA        
Kennedy Space Center (NASA) USA Cape Canaveral, Florida Space Shuttle Shuttle Manifest
Patrick AFB USA Cape Canaveral, Florida Atlas, Titan, Delta PAFB
Vandenberg Air Force Base USA California Atlas, Taurus, Delta, Titan, Minuteman Schedule
Kwajalein Missile Range (USAF) USA Marshall Islands Pegasus, missiles KSC Mixed Fleet
Kodiak Launch Complex
Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation (AADC)
USA Kodiak Island, Alaska Athena, Minuteman/AIT  
Odyssey (Sea Launch Co.) USA Pacific Ocean
(floating platform)
Zenit (Ukraine/Russia) Current Launches
White Sands Missile Range (Proving Grounds) USA White Sands, New Mexico Black Brant  
Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) USA Wallops Island, Virginia    
         
AUSTRALIA        
Kistler Aerospace Corp. Australia Woomera, South Australia Kistler K-1  
Woomera Rocket Range Australia Woomera, South Australia
(31.1S / 136.8E)
Europa, Black Arrow  
         
CHINA        
  China Xi Chang Long March  
         
FRANCE        
CIEES
(Centre InterArmes d'Essais d'Engins Spciaux)
Sahara Hammaguir Diamant Closed
CEPA
(Aeronautics Applied Studies Commission)
France Levant Island (41.0N / 6.4E)
Biscarosse (44.4N / 1.2W)
   
CSG (Centre Spatial Guyanais, Guiana space center) Guiana   Diamant Closed
CSG (Guiana Space Center)
ESA (European Space Agency)
French Guiana Kourou (5.23N / 52.77W) Ariane, Diamant, Europa  
INDIA
SHAR/SDSC (Satish Dhawan Space Centre) India Bangalore PSLV
         
ITALY        
Malindi Station
ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana)
Kenya Malindi Vega  
Salto di Quirra Spain, Sardinia Perdasdefogu
(39.5N / 9.5E)
Skylark, Centaure, Belier, Zenit, Alfa  
San Marco Equatorial Range Kenya San Marco
(2.94S / 40.21E)
Nike, Scout  
         
JAPAN        
Kagoshima Launch Center Japan Kagoshima
(31.25N / 131.1E)
L-4S, Mu-3S, M-V, M-5  
Tanegashima Space Center Japan Tanegashima
(30.40N / 131.00E)
N-1, N-2, H-1, H2, TR-1A  
         
NORTH KOREA        
Yongodong North Korea Yongodong Rodong  
Nodong - Launch Pad North Korea Tae Po Dong Taepo Dong 1&2 missile  
         
NORWAY        
Andya Rocket Range
(Norwegian Space Centre)
Norway Svalbard (69.3N / 16.0E) Isbjorn, Terrier, Black Brant, Nike, Fulmar, et al (list)  
         
RUSSIA / USSR        
Plesetsk Russia Plesetsk FOTON, Molniya, Rus (Soyuz-2)  
Baikonur Cosmodrome Kazakhstan Baikonur (Tyura Tam) Proton, Soyuz, Zenit, SL-12  
Kapustin Yar Russia Volgograd R-1, R-2, R-5, R-11, R-12, R-14 (ballistic missiles)  
Svobodny Russia Svobodny SL-18  
         
SPAIN        
El Arenosillo Spain Mazagon (37.1N / 6.7E) INTA  
El Hierro Spain,
Canary Islands
El Hierro INTA  
         
SWEDEN        
Esrange (Swedish Space Corporation) Sweden Kiruna (67.9 N / 21.1 E) Black Brant, Castor, Centaure, Nike, et al (list) Schedule
         
UNITED KINGDOM        
Hebrides Hebrides Archipelago South Uist (57.3N / 7.5W) Skua, Petrel  
Aberporth Range
DERA (Defence Evaluation and Research Agency)
Wales Aberystwyth (52.1N, 4.3W) Skylark  
         

US Launch Vehicles

US Launch Vehicles   Prime Contractor
Atlas   Lockheed Martin
Titan/Athena (LLV)   Lockheed Martin
Delta   Boeing
Pegasus   Orbital Sciences
Minuteman   USAF/???
Space Shuttle   NASA/Boeing Rocketdyne
Taurus   Orbital Sciences

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