Spaceports

Info Shymkent - A Soyuz is preparing for launch in Cosmodrome Baikonur

The first real spaceport was opened in 1955 with the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Over the last decades the number of spaceports has increased around the world up to 20 gateways to space.

Info Shymkent made an overview about all active spaceports on Earth.

NameCountryLaunches in 2020
Baikonur CosmodromeKazakhstan / Russia7
Cape Canaveral Air Force StationUSA17
Guiana Space CentreFrench Guiana5
Jiuquan Space Launch CenterChina12
Kennedy Space CenterUSA9
Mahia Launch ComplexNew Zealand6
Mojave Air and Space PortUSA1
Pacific Spaceport ComplexUSA1
Palmachim AirbaseIsrael1
Plesetsk CosmodromeRussia5
Satish Dhawan Space CentreIndia1
Semnan Space CenterIran1
Shahrud Missile Test SiteIran1
Taiyuan Satellite Launch CenterChina7
Tanegashima Space CenterJapan3
Vandenberg Air Force BaseUSA1
Vostochny CosmodromeRussia0
Wallops Flight FacilityUSA3
Wenchang Satellite Launch CenterChina4
Xichang Satellite Launch CenterChina11
Yellow Sea Launch PlatformChina1