On September 5, 1959, launch at the Churchill Range of the first truly Canadian sounding rocket, the Black Brant 1, built at Winnipeg, Manitoba.More than 3,500 suborbital flights took off from the range through 1989.
Some are well known places open to the public, while others are top secret closed sites.
The spaceports dot the globe at locations dictated by political realities and technical requirments for lifting satellites to orbit above Earth.
Western nations had called this site Shuang Cheng Tzu.
Long March space rockets and atmospheric sounding rockets are fired from Jiuquan.
Sparsely populated Woomera has some infrastructure, is usually cloud free, and would be a good location for access to polar orbits.