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rocket launch sites in the u.s.

KODIAK, ALASKA
See a video about military use of Kodiak's launch site here
"Job issues updatefrom Kodiak"

Wilson's Plover with debris from SpaceX operations in Boca Chica, Texas. Image credit: Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP)

texas

"Endangered birds are already declining near SpaceX development

in the ecologically important Boca Chica region"


rocket launch sites in other countries

NEW
ZEALAND

Kati Rocket Lab in New Zealand was sold to the indigenous people whose land it is on as a purely civilian facility and launch site. Lockheed Martin Corporation now runs Rocket Lab and the peace community in that nation is protesting this betrayal as military technology is now hoisted from the launch site.

See a video about New Zealand's launch site here.




Rocket explodes moments after launching from Vandenberg Space Force Base

https://www.cbsnews.com/sanfrancisco/news/mintotaur-ii-rocket-explodes-launch-vandenberg-space-force-base


Israel conducting missile tests on US soil in Kodiak Island, Alaska

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llO5spH6ekI


Rocket lab in New Zealand built on indigenous land, now used for military purposes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfhI21vfD40


Rocket pollution impacts

http://space4peace.org/billionaire-space-race-what-does-it-mean-for-climate-change-and-the-environment/

http://space4peace.org/air-pollution-from-reentering-megaconstellation-satellites-could-cause-ozone-hole-2-0-3/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/rocket-launches-environment-1.5995252

https://everydayastronaut.com/rocket-pollution/


Satellite mega-constellations create risks in Low Earth Orbit, the atmosphere and on Earth

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-89909-7.pdf


Astronomers angry about satellites affecting observation abilities in space

http://space4peace.org/astronomers-race-to-save-the-night-sky-but-will-anyone-listen/


Space debris dangers

https://www.space.com/kessler-syndrome-space-debris