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 / Russia6
Cape Canaveral Air Force StationUSA14
Guiana Space CentreFrench Guiana4
Jiuquan Space Launch CenterChina11
Kennedy Space CenterUSA6
Mahia Launch ComplexNew Zealand4
Mojave Air and Space PortUSA1
Pacific Spaceport ComplexUSA1
Palmachim AirbaseIsrael1
Plesetsk CosmodromeRussia3
Satish Dhawan Space CentreIndia0
Semnan Space CenterIran1
Shahrud Missile Test SiteIran1
Taiyuan Satellite Launch CenterChina5
Tanegashima Space CenterJapan3
Vandenberg Air Force BaseUSA0
Vostochny CosmodromeRussia0
Wallops Flight FacilityUSA2
Wenchang Satellite Launch CenterChina3
Xichang Satellite Launch CenterChina8
Yellow Sea Launch PlatformChina1