All of the World’s Spaceports on One Map


This post is by Nick Routley from Visual Capitalist


Mapped: The World’s Rocket Launch Sites

From Sputnik 1 to today’s massive satellite constellations, every object in space was launched from just a handful of locations.

The map above, from BryceTech, is a comprehensive look at the world’s spaceports (both orbital and sub-orbital) as well as ballistic missile test sites.

The World’s Major Spaceports

Though the graphic above is a detailed list of many types of rocket launch sites, we’ll focus on major sites that are sending satellites and passengers into sub-orbit, orbit, and beyond.

Launch FacilityLocationCountry
Cape Canaveral Space Force StationFloridaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Cape Canaveral SpaceportFloridaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Kennedy Space CenterFloridaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Cecil Field SpaceportFloridaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Colorado Air & Space PortColoradoπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Vandenberg Air Force BaseCaliforniaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Mojave Air and Space PortCaliforniaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Oklahoma Air & Space PortOklahomaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Poker Flat Research RangeAlaskaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Pacific Spaceport ComplexAlaskaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Spaceport AmericaNew MexicoπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Launch Site One (Corn Ranch)TexasπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Houston SpaceportTexasπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Midland Air & Space PortTexasπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
SpaceX Development and Test FacilityTexasπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
SpaceX StarbaseTexasπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Spaceport CamdenGeorgiaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Mid-Atlantic Regional SpaceportVirginiaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Wallops Flight FacilityVirginiaπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ U.S.
Reagan Test SiteKwajalein AtollπŸ‡²πŸ‡­ Marshall Islands
Naro Space CenterOuter Naro IslandπŸ‡°πŸ‡· South Korea
Sohae Satellite Launching StationNorth Pyongan ProvinceπŸ‡°πŸ‡΅ North Korea
Kapustin YarAstrakhan OblastπŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Russia
Plesetsk CosmodromeArkhangelsk OblastπŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Russia
Vostochny CosmodromeAmur OblastπŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Russia
Yasny Launch BaseOrenburg OblastπŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί Russia
Arnhem Space Centre (Read more...)