Biosatellite-3

Biosatellite (Biosat)
series


This page contains philatelic information on the Biosatellite (Biosat) series. 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 Biosatellite series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Biosatellite (Biosat)
No (non-launch cover) postal items found


Below is a list of Biosatellite series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Biosatellite (Biosat)
1966-12-14: Biosatellite-1
United States1966-12-14Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
United States1966-12-14Patrick AFB, FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
United States1966-12-14Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
United States1966-12-14Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
United States1966-12-14Kennedy Space Center FL(R. DuBeau blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
United States1966-12-14Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
United States1966-12-14Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 launch
Biosatellite-1 (events)
United States1966-12-17Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-1 capsule recovery
1967-09-07: Biosatellite-2
United States1967-09-07Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 launch
United States1967-09-07Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 launch
United States1967-09-07Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 launch
United States1967-09-08Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 launch
United States1967-09-08Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 launch
United States1967-09-08Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverBiosatellite-2 launch
United States1967-09-08Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 launch
Biosatellite-2 (events)
United States1967-09-09Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-2 capsule recovery
1969-06-28: Biosatellite-3
United States1969-06-28Kennedy Space Center FL(Magenta rubber-stamp and typed) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 launch
United States1969-06-28Patrick AFB, FL(Whitney magenta and blue) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 launch
United States1969-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney magenta and blue) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 launch
United States1969-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 launch
United States1969-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 launch
United States1969-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 launch
Biosatellite-3 (events)
United States1969-07-07Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 capsule recovery1
United States1969-07-07Honolulu HI(Printed) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 capsule recovery1
United States1969-07-07Colorado Springs CO(NORAD Tracking Station multi-color rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 capsule recovery1
United States1969-07-08Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverBiosatellite-3 capsule recovery1

1Biosat-3 capsule recovery newspaper article.


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