EchoStar-1

EchoStar-series
satellites


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
EchoStar
France3358 fdc (Mi4323 fdc)(La Philatélie artistique / Les Éditions CEF) cachet on FDC)2007EchoStar-8
France3358 maxi (Mi4323 maxi)(La Philatélie artistique / Les Éditions CEF) cachet on maxicard
FranceNone1+label1On label with (Historiaphil) private post stamp2012EchoStar-17 launch (with launch date)
FranceNone2+label2On label (different) with (Historiaphil) private post stamp (different)
FranceNone3+label3On label (different) with (Historiaphil) private post stamp (different)
FranceNone4+label4On label (different) with (Historiaphil) private post stamp (different)


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
1995-12-28: EchoStar-1
China (People's Republic)1995-12-28?(Blue printed and red rubber-stamp) cachets on coverEchoStar-1 launch
1996-09-11: EchoStar-2
French Guiana1996-09-10Kourou(Daimler-Benz Aerospace?) cachet on coverEchoStar-2 launch
French Guiana1996-09-10Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverEchoStar-2 launch
1997-10-05: EchoStar-3
United States1997-10-05Cape Canaveral FL(Edwin J. Isler? multi-color sticker) cachet on coverEchoStar-3 launch
2009-07-01: EchoStar-T1 / formerly TerreStar-1
United States2009-07-01Cape Canaveral FL(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverEchoStar-T1 (TerreStar-1) launch
2012-07-05: EchoStar-17 (and MSG-3 / Meteosat-10)
French Guiana2012-07-05Kourou(Historiaphil) cachet on coverEchoStar-17 launch
French Guiana2012-07-05Kourou(Historiaphil) cachet on cover (different cancel)EchoStar-17 launch
French Guiana2012-07-05Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverEchoStar-17 launch
2016-06-18: EchoStar-18 (and BRIsat)
French Guiana2016-06-18Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. Safran Héraklès) cachet on coverEchoStar-18 launch
2016-12-18: EchoStar-19
United States2016-12-18Cape Canaveral FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverEchoStar-19 launch
2017-10-11: EchoStar-105 / SES-11
United States2017-10-11Kennedy Space Center FL(Mission 57) cachet on cover, also backEchoStar-105 launch


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