Cape Canaveral to Be the World’s Busiest Spaceport in 2015

January 14, 2015 10:04 AM

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On Tuesday, Col. Thomas Falzarano, commander of the Air Force’s 45th Space Wing, said in a meeting that, if all went according to the plan, the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida would be the world’s busiest spaceport this year with 24 scheduled launches.

Last year, the Russians had the supremacy with 21 launches taking place on the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan (although two of them had failed). In 2014, Cape Canaveral operated only 18 launches, all successful.

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