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
8%
12%
68%
12%
25
flagSpain
10%
13%
62%
13%
29
flagBelgium
23%
0%
61%
14%
21
flagCanada
22%
10%
54%
12%
48
flagAustria
16%
12%
54%
16%
24
flagGermany
15%
8%
52%
22%
157
flagthe Netherlands
11%
11%
51%
25%
43
flagFrance
20%
10%
50%
15%
40
flagNorway
13%
10%
50%
26%
30
flagAustralia
20%
8%
50%
16%
24
flagPoland
20%
11%
48%
18%
10684
flagIndia
23%
15%
47%
13%
46
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
12%
45%
22%
314
flagSweden
11%
11%
44%
27%
18
flagUkraine
6%
25%
43%
18%
16
flagthe United States
31%
11%
41%
14%
360
flagItaly
2%
16%
44%
36%
36
flagRepublic of Ireland
25%
5%
41%
27%
36
flagCroatia
16%
8%
33%
41%
12
flagLithuania
45%
0%
18%
36%
11

Gender

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

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