Meaning of launch site in English:

launch site


(also launching site)
  • The area on which a rocket stands for launching, typically consisting of a platform with a supporting structure.

    ‘the launch has been aborted due to winds at the launch site’
    • ‘The trajectory image is colour-matched to the image of its launch site.’
    • ‘Clearly, there is reason to worry about people who look like they might be checking out possible launch sites.’
    • ‘Preliminary surveys of a launch site have been completed.’
    • ‘The missile attack took place on a vehicle loaded with rockets travelling to a launching site.’
    • ‘Use of a military launching site, a virtual necessity, would mean government surveillance.’