A launch pad is where rockets and spacecraft are placed until they are ready to blast off. NASA has its own launch pads for its spacecraft. Launch pads are often made out of steel reinforced concrete. Launch pads for larger spacecraft will often have towers to support it during its launch.
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- ↑ Wragg, David W. (1973). A Dictionary of Aviation (first ed.). Osprey. p. 175. ISBN 9780850451634.