1995 $3.00 Space Shuttle Challenger
Issue Date: June 22, 1995
City: Anaheim, California
Printed By: Ashton-Potter
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
This stamp features the Space Shuttle Challenger orbiting Earth during one of its missions. Challenger was destroyed on January 28, 1986, when it broke apart during launch. All seven crew members were killed in the accident. Challenger was the first space shuttle to be destroyed in an accident during a mission. Today, a section of its fuselage can be found at the “Forever Remembered” memorial at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.