Foreign Launch Sites

There are foreign launch sites located on every continent, including Antarctica. Note that launch sites in North America are not shown here.


Some European countries operate launch sites in Africa, South America, or other equatorial regions. These launch sites are listed according to their geographical location. Some Russian-controlled launch sites are so far east they are listed as being in Asia.

Europe
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Kapustin Yar, Russia
Andøya Space Center, Norway
Ny-Ålesund, Norway
Esrange Space Center, Sweden
South Uist, United Kingdom
El Arenosillo, Spain
Africa
Jabal Hamzah, Egypt
San Marco, Kenya
South America
Guiana Space Centre, Kourou, French Guiana
Alcântara Launch Center, Brazil
Natal, Brazil
Australia/Oceania
Sea Launch, Kiribati
Woomera Range Complex, Australia
Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Asia
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia
Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russia
Yasny Launch Base, Russia
Iran Space Center, Iran
Israeli Air Force Test Range, Israel
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China
Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site, China
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China
Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, China
Sriharikota Range, India
Thumba, India
Tilla Range, Pakistan
Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Naro Space Center, South Korea
Tonghae Satellite Launching Grounds, North Korea
Sohae Satellite Launching Station, North Korea
Antarctica
McMurdo Station