Spaceports & Launch Sites

There are 35 spaceports and launch facilities worldwide that can launch satellites or spacecraft into suborbit, orbit, and beyond. Astronomical observation is the first step towards leaving Earth into space for exploration, commercialization and ultimately colonization. Also see list of space exploration missions.

Also see list of model rocket clubs worldwide.


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2022 List

LAUNCH FACILITY LOCATION COUNTRY
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Cocoa Beach FL USA
Cecil Field Spaceport Jacksonville FL USA
Colorado Air & Space Port Watkins CO USA
Corn Ranch Van Horn TX USA
Houston Spaceport Houston TX USA
Kennedy Space Center Merritt Island FL USA
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Wallops Island VA USA
Midland Air & Space Port Midland TX USA
Mojave Air and Space Port Mojave CA USA
Oklahoma Air & Space Port Burns Flat OK USA
Pacific Spaceport Complex Kodiak Island AK USA
Spaceport America T or C NM USA
SpaceX Boca Chica Boca Chica TX USA
Vandenberg Air Force Base Lompoc CA USA
Wallops Flight Facility Wallops Island VA USA
Naro Space Center Outer Naro Island South Korea
Kapustin Yar Astrakhan Oblast Russia
Plesetsk Cosmodrome Astrakhan Oblast Russia
Vostochny Cosmodrome Amur Oblast Russia
Yasny Launch Base Orenburg Oblast Russia
Andoya Space Center Andoya Norway
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 Mahia Peninsula New Zealand
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Jiuquan Mongolia
Luigi Broglio Space Center Malinda Kenya
Baikonur Cosmodrome Baikonur Kazakhstan
Tanegashima Space Center Tanegashima Japan
Uchinoura Space Center Kimotsuki Japan
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota India
Guiana Space Centre Kourou French Guiana
Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center Taiyuan City China
Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site Wenchang China
Xichang Satellite Launch Center Xichang China
Alcantara Launch Center Maranhao Brazil