ADEOS / Midori MOS-2 / Momo-2

ADEOS, MOS,
and JERS series

JERS / Fuyo
ADEOSMOS-2JERS

This page contains philatelic information on the ADvanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS) series, the Marine Observation Satellite (MOS) series, and the Japanese Environmental Remote Sensing (JERS) satellite. Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the satellites featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)

(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)

(immediately below)
ADEOS / Midori (Japan) ADEOS / Midori (Japan) ADEOS / Midori (Japan)
MOS / Momo (Japan) MOS / Momo (Japan) MOS / Momo (Japan)
JERS / Fuyo (Japan) JERS / Fuyo (Japan) JERS / Fuyo (Japan)


Below is a list of ADEOS, MOS, and JERS postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
ADEOS / Midori (Japan)
Japan2134 (Mi2107)One of pair (2135a (2134-2135))1992ADEOS-1
Japan2134 mihonOne of pair (2135a mihon (2134-2135)) overprinted "mihon"
Japan2135a fdcOne of pair and cancel on (airmail) FDC
JapanNonePhonecard1992"ADEOS"
Malagasy Republic1050 (Mi1350)
i1050
One of MS6 (1050a (1045-1050)) (Mi1345-1350)1992ADEOS-1
Malagasy Republic1050b (BL181)
i1050b
On stamp of SS1 (1050)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i1050)
Malaysia849 (Mi1065)2001ADEOS-2
Sri Lanka1005 (Mi960)1991ADEOS-1
MOS / Momo (Japan)
JapanNonePhonecard1992MOS-1a / "Momo-1"
Maldive Islands1576 (Mi1596)1991MOS-1a / "Momo-1"
Micronesia295a (Mi628)One of MS9 (295 (a-i)) (Mi628-636)1998MOS-1
SomaliaUnknown dsDeluxe sheet2002MOS-1
SomaliaUnknown ss (BL?)On stamp of SS1
SomaliaUnknown ms (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)
SomaliaUnknown ims (Mi?)On one of imperforate MS4 (a-d) (different)
United StatesNone(Printed) cachet on cover1977MOS-1
JERS / Fuyo (Japan)
JapanNonePhonecard1992"JERS-1"
Niger843A (Mi1142A)
i843A (Mi1142B)

Imperforate
1991JERS
Niger843Ab (BL77A)
i843Ab (BL77B)
On stamp of SS1 (843A)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i843A)
Niger843A-843B+843F_ms3
i843A-i843B+i843F_ms3
On one of MS3 (843A-843B+843F)
On one of imperforate MS3 (i843A-i843B+i843F)


Below is a list of ADEOS, MOS, and JERS launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
ADEOS / Midori (Japan)
1996-08-17: ADEOS-1 / Midori-1 (and OSCAR-29)
United States1996-08-16Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverADEOS-1 launch
Japan1996-08-17Tanegashima(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverADEOS-1 launch
Japan1996-08-17Minamitane(Watanabe) cachet on coverADEOS-1 launch
Japan1996-08-17Tsukubagakuen(Watanabe) cachet on coverADEOS-1 launch
2002-12-14: ADEOS-2 / Midori-2
United States2002-12-13Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverADEOS-2 launch
Japan2002-12-14Minamitane(Watanabe) cachet on coverADEOS-2 launch
Japan2002-12-14Tsukubagakuen(Watanabe) cachet on coverADEOS-2 launch
MOS / Momo (Japan)
1987-02-19: MOS-1a / Momo-1a
Japan1987-02-19Tanegashima(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMOS-1a launch
Japan1987-02-19Tsukubagakuen(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMOS-1a launch
Japan1987-02-19Tsukubagukuen(Watanabe) cachet on coverMOS-1a launch
Japan1987-02-19Minamitane(Watanabe) cachet on coverMOS-1a launch
1990-02-07: MOS-1b / Momo-1b (and OSCAR-20 and DEBUT)
Japan1990-02-07Minamitane(Watanabe) cachet on coverMOS-1b launch
Japan1990-02-07Tsukubagakuen(Watanabe) cachet on coverMOS-1b launch
Japan1990-02-07Tanegashima(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMOS-1b launch
Japan1990-02-07Katsuura(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMOS-1b launch
Japan1990-02-07Minamitane(Watanabe) cachet on coverMOS-1b launch (DEBUT depicted)
1992-02-11: JERS / Fuyo (Japan)
Japan1992-02-11Minamitane(Watanabe) cachet on cover, also insertJERS-1 launch
Japan1992-02-11Tsukubagakuen(Watanabe) cachet on cover, also insertJERS-1 launch
Japan1992-02-11Tanegashima(Space Voyage) cachet on coverJERS-1 launch
Japan1992-02-11Tsukubagakuen(Space Voyage) cachet on coverJERS-1 launch
Japan1992-02-11Katsuura(Space Voyage) cachet on coverJERS-1 launch


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