Astro Covers cachet

Covers with
"Astro Covers"
cachets
without logos

Astro Covers cachet

This page contains (selected) covers with "Astro Covers" cachets, mostly on un-manned satellite launch and event covers. This page includes only covers that do not contain an Astro Covers logo, from 1961 thru 1974, unlike Astro Covers which contain this logo which first appeared in 19??.

On this page, "selected" indicates covers for un-manned satellite (or scientific rocket) launches only, excluding manned missions for which additional covers exist but are not included.

Readers who know of additional information or images are invited to contact the authors using the e-mail addresses found at the link at the bottom of this page.

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 Astro Covers cachets on postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Astro Covers cachets
No (non-launch cover) postal items found


Below is a list of Astro Covers cachets on launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Astro Covers cachets (on un-manned satellite launch and event covers)
United States1961-11-16Patrick AFB, FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverTransit-4B and TRAAC launch
United States1961-11-15Port Canaveral FL(Astro Covers, with logo for comparison with the no-logo version) cachet on cover
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1965-06-23Vandenberg AFB, CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverPAGEOS launch
United States1965-10-14Vandenberg AFB, CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverOGO-2 launch
United States1965-11-28Vandenberg AFB, CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverAlouette-2 and Explorer-31 (ISIS-X) launch
United States1966-04-08Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverOAO-1 launch
United States1966-05-15Vandenberg AFB, CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverNimbus-2 launch
United States1966-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverSurveyor-1 launch
United States1966-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet (different) on cover
United States1966-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet (different) on cover
United States1966-06-02Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverSurveyor-1 "soft landing" on Moon
United States1966-06-06Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverOGO-3 launch
United States1966-06-16Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachets on coverIDCSP-1/7 launch
United States1966-06-16Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet (different) on cover
United States1966-07-01Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverExplorer-33 launch
United States1966-08-10Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverLunar Orbiter-1 launch
United States1966-09-20Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverSurveyor-2 launch (but impact on Moon, on date in cachet)
United States1966-09-20Kennedy Space Center FL(Astro Covers) cachet (same) on cover
United States1968-08-06Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverCanyon-1 launch
United States1966-11-11Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverLunar Orbiter-2 Moon photo
United States1966-11-15Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverLunar Orbiter-2 Moon photo
United States1967-01-18Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverLunar Orbiter-2 unknown event
United States1967-10-18Kennedy Space Center FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverOSO-4 launch
United States1967-10-18Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on cover
United States1967-10-18Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers, with logo for comparison with no-logo version) cachet (different text font) on cover
United States1968-09-26Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverLES-6 and OV2-5 and OV5-2/4 launch
United States1974-02-05Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on cover
United States1974-03-29Barstow CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on cover
United States1974-03-29Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on cover


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