Issued: May 15, 2000.-
6 Values perforate
Kind: Sheetlet ( x values illustrated )
Printing method: offset
Description : Lunik 3 - Oct. 4 1959 - 2 years after Sputnik 1, Soviets take the first photos of the hidden surface of the Moon, robotic Moon probe following a longest orbit taking in the Earth and the Moon
Ranger 9 - March 21, 1965 - 3rd successful photographic Moon mission of NASA.
Lunar Orbiter - May 4, 1967 - first satellite camera, orbiting around the Moon to prepares a precise Apollo map.
Lunar Prospector - 7 Jan. 1998 to July 31 1999 - Crash on the south pole of the Moon in the Mawson Crater, in order to research water on the Moon after 19 months orbiting around the Moon.
Apollo 11 - July 23, 1969 - Command Module lights its motor in order to escape gravitation of the Moon.
Selene 2002 future - Japanese project, double probe for study of the Moon.
Subject of sheetlet N° 2 frame:
Luna 9 - Jan. 31, 1966 - First soft landing on the Moon surface, complete panoramic of the Moon landing site.
Note - The subjects presented are the original drawings. Slight differences concerning the text and its positioning could be result of changes by the Security Printing Works.
Values informations :
10100 BHU 8 25nu Lunik 3
10100 BHU 9 25nu Ranger 9
10100 BHU 10 25nu Lunar Orbiter
10100 BHU 11 25nu Lunar Prospector
10100 BHU 12 25nu Apollo 11
10100 BHU 13 25nu SELENE (Kayuga)
Yvert : 1513/1518
Michel : 2119/2124
Scott : 1290
Stamp Designer : Alexandre et Bernard LOLLINI
SPACE REVUE : 08 - 2000
Keyword(s) : #Apollo, #Astronaut, #Earth, #Famous man, #LOLLINI (design), #Moon and probes, #Planet, #Satellite.Last modified: 07/23/2008 @ 15h08
Space chapter :
MILLENNIUM - 20th CENTURY
10100 BHU 8/13 C
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