Date of issue: Jun 21, 2000.-
7 Values perforate
Kind: First day cover F.D.C.
Printing method: offset
Width (millimeters): 162
Height (millimeters): 122
Informations : "Climbing to the stars", sheetlet of 6 stamps.
Explorer 14: 3 October 1962
Luna 16: 12 September 1970. 1st return to Earth of samples from the Moon taken by a robot.
Copernicus: 21 August 1972. American space telescope, dedicated to the great Polish astronomer on the 500th anniversary of his birth.
Explporer 16: 16 December 1962. 1st satellite studying micro-meteoritic activity in Earth orbit, preparing for the Apollo missions.
Luna 10: 31 March 1966. 1st satellite in orbit around the Moon.
Arybhattan: 19 April 1975. 1st Indian satellite to study astronomy, launched by USSR.
On the frame of the sheetlet 2 : To reach out to planets of other stars, new engine technique must be used: ionic, photonic, nuclear, magnetic. Research and development are now in progress. View of a spaceship, with new types of propulsion.
Values informations :
10100 DOM 8/13 F 1.65$ x 6 stamps bloc
10100 DOM 14 F 6.00$ souvenir sheet
Yvert : 2607/2612+Bloc 411
Michel : 2902/2907+Block 405
Scott : 2237+2239
Stamp Designer : Bernard Lollini
Space Revue: 04 - 2001
Keyword(s) : Deep space, Earth, LOLLINI (design), Moon and probes, Planet, Science-fiction, U.F.O..Last modified: 09/06/2009 @ 18h58
Space chapter :
MILLENNIUM - 20th CENTURY
10100 DOM 8/14 F
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