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Forever stamps Exploring Pluto and Views of Our Planets

Forever stamps views of Our Planets set

US postal service issued Forever stamps Exploring Pluto and Views of Our Planets with more visually compelling images. The two Pluto–Explored! stamps celebrates NASA’s history-making first reconnaissance of Pluto in 2015 by the New Horizons mission. Eight new colorful Views …

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Latvian stamps featuring Zodiacs Constellations

Latvian stamps featuring Zodiacs Constellations

Latvia post issued a stamp block consisting 12 different stamps dedicated to Zodiacs Constellations, which displays the journey of the Sun. Zodiacal constellations in astronomy are a way of displaying the journey of the Sun across the vault of heaven. …

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Cosmos 2011 – Romania

Celebrating 50 years of flight first man in outer space (Yuri Gagarin), the 30th anniversary of the flight of the first Romanian in the Cosmos (Dumitru Dorin Prunariu) and 50 years after the first session of COPUOS (Committee for Use …

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Zodiac – Romania

Our planet, Earth, is part of a solar system composed of several planets, which is done rotating around a central star called Ra, the Sun’s real name. He is a star of the second size in a scale of values …

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Mercury Project and MESSENGER Mission

The Postal Service, in Kennedy Space Center, Florida, issued a Mercury Project/MESSENGER Mission se-tenant pair commemorative stamp. One stamp commemorates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Project Mercury, America’s first manned spaceflight program, and NASA astronaut Alan Shepard’s historic …

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50th anniversary of first men in space

The Soviet Union Aboard the Vostok 1 spaceship, the cosmonaut Jurij Gagarin (1934 –1968) makes the first orbital flight around the Earth and then lands in the Saratov region. He leaves the space capsule, which brought him safe and sound …

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