ANNA-2

Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force
(ANNA) series satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (ANNA) series satellites. 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)
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Below is a list of Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (ANNA) series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (ANNA)
Sharjah48b (BL4)Imperforate SS11964ANNA-2, "flashing light geodetic research satellite" (in text)


Below is a list of Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (ANNA) series satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Army, Navy, NASA, and Air Force (ANNA)
1962-05-10: ANNA-1
United States1962-05-10Port Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverANNA-1 launch
United States1962-05-10Port Canaveral FL(Goldcraft) cachet on coverANNA-1 launch
United States1962-05-10Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft) cachet (and signature) on coverANNA-1 launch; launch date for ANNA-2 (at left in cachet)
United States1962-05-10Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft Type-A general-purpose) cachet on coverANNA-1 launch
United States1962-05-10Patrick AFB, FL(C. Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverANNA-1 launch
1962-10-31: ANNA-2
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft) cachet on cover, also insert and insert backANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft) cachet (and signature) on cover, also insert and insert backANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft) cachet on cover, also insert and insert backANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Goldcraft Cachets) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Goldcraft Cachets) cachet on cover (different orientation and text)ANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Rank velvet) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Sokolsky? red and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Handwritten) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Hand-crafted/typed) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson red and purple rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverANNA-2 launch
United States1962-10-31Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson blue rubber-stamp and black printed) cachets on coverANNA-2 launch


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