On which continent is the main spaceport of the European Space Agency located?

in Europe
in Africa
in South America
in Asia
The Guiana Space Centre is a French and European space­port near Kourou in French Guiana since 1968. The location was chosen as it fulfills the two major ge­o­graph­i­cal re­quire­ments of such a site: it is quite close to the equator, so that the spinning earth can impart some extra velocity to the rockets for free when launched east­ward, and it has open sea to the east, so that lower stages of rockets and debris from launch failures cannot fall on human habi­ta­tion­s.

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in Europe
in Africa
in South America
in Asia
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flagBelgium
20%
3%
62%
13%
29
flagFrance
14%
7%
60%
14%
63
flagDenmark
8%
14%
60%
17%
35
flagSpain
12%
15%
57%
15%
33
flagCanada
19%
8%
55%
16%
61
flagAustria
14%
11%
55%
18%
27
flagAustralia
18%
7%
55%
14%
27
flagGermany
15%
9%
52%
21%
203
flagIndia
22%
12%
52%
12%
80
flagthe Netherlands
13%
9%
50%
25%
51
flagPoland
20%
11%
49%
17%
14758
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
6%
46%
24%
45
flagNorway
14%
11%
45%
28%
35
flagUkraine
5%
22%
44%
16%
18
flagthe United States
30%
10%
43%
13%
470
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
13%
43%
23%
445
flagUnknown
26%
14%
42%
15%
383
flagLithuania
26%
10%
42%
21%
19
flagSweden
15%
12%
40%
25%
32
flagItaly
6%
18%
41%
33%
48

Gender

men45%
women44%
in Europe
23%
21%
in Africa
11%
15%
in South America
45%
45%
in Asia
19%
17%

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