Space centers and museums

Pictures from my visits to space centers, rocket launches and space museums around the world (picutres selected from their respective country albums).

Space centers visited:

  • Baikonur Cosmodrome - Roscosmos/Russian aerospace forces (Kazakhstan). Also watched the live launch of crewed mission TMA-09M to the ISS on a Soyuz rocket
  • Guiana Space Center - ESA/CNES (French Guiana). Also watched the live launch of mission VA240 to place four Galileo positioning satellites in orbit on an Ariane 5 rocket
  • Kennedy Space Center - NASA (Florida, USA). Also watched the live launch of test mission Orion EFT-1 on a Delta IV Heavy rocket
  • ESTEC Center - ESA and Space Expo (Noordwijk, the Netherlands)
  • ESOC Centre - ESA (Darmstadt, Germany)
  • Tsukuba Space Center - JAXA (Japan)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory - NASA (California, USA)
  • ARCA Cosmobase - Romania.

Space museums:

  • Peenemunde Historical Technical Museum (Germany)
  • Museum of Astronautics (Moscow, Russia)
  • National Air & Space Museum (Washington, USA)
  • California Science Center (Los Angeles, USA)
  • Griffith Observatory (Los Angeles, USA)
  • Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
  • Shanghai Aerospace Enthusiasts Center
  • Hong Kong Space Museum
  • Hong Kong Science Museum
  • Space Expo (Bucharest)
  • Arcaspace Space Expo (Bucharest, Romanian National Aviation Museum)
  • Soyuz space capsule and Dumitru Prunariu space mission info (Bucharest, National Military Museum)
  • Valencia Science Museum.

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Space exploration

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