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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flagDenmark
6%
15%
65%
12%
32
flagSpain
10%
16%
60%
13%
30
flagBelgium
21%
4%
60%
13%
23
flagAustria
16%
12%
54%
16%
24
flagGermany
16%
9%
52%
21%
174
flagCanada
23%
9%
52%
13%
51
flagFrance
18%
9%
52%
15%
44
flagthe Netherlands
13%
11%
51%
24%
45
flagNorway
12%
9%
50%
28%
32
flagAustralia
20%
8%
50%
16%
24
flagPoland
20%
11%
48%
18%
11367
flagUkraine
5%
23%
47%
17%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
12%
46%
22%
343
flagIndia
23%
14%
46%
14%
47
flagSweden
15%
10%
45%
25%
20
flagthe United States
31%
11%
41%
14%
400
flagItaly
2%
16%
44%
36%
36
flagRepublic of Ireland
24%
8%
40%
27%
37
flagUU
18%
13%
36%
27%
22
flagLithuania
38%
0%
30%
30%
13

Gender

men47%
women44%
in Europe
20%
20%
in Africa
11%
16%
in South America
47%
45%
in Asia
21%
17%

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