Mint Stamp Tributes to
International Space Exploration
Issued in 2009, this neat mint stamp sheet honors the efforts of several different nations to explore the cosmos. They include:
Delta II – an American expendable launch system that has completed over 150 successful launches.
Ariane 5 – a European heavy-lift launch vehicle that has made nearly 100 successful launches.
Skylab – launched in 1973, it was the first orbiting space laboratory and returned to Earth with about 94,000 frames of film and 100,000 feet of tape for researchers to study.
CZ-4C – a Chinese orbital carrier rocket that’s completed 24 successful launches.
HALCA (Highly Advanced Laboratory for Communications and Astronomy) – a Japanese radio telescope satellite used for Very Long Baseline Interferometry.
Atlas 5 – an American expendable launch system that’s made more than 75 successful launches.
You can add all this space history to your collection – order your mint sheet today.