Genesis / Discovery-5

Genesis
satellite

Genesis / Discovery-5
Genesispatch

This page contains philatelic information on the Genesis 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.

The Genesis satellite is also known as Discovery-5, one of the NASA Discovery-series satellites.

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)
Genesis Genesis Genesis


Below is a list of Genesis satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Genesis
ChadBL402A
BL402B
In (upper-center) margin of SS1
In (upper-center) margin of imperforate SS1
2003
Guinea RepublicMi4538A
Mi4538B

Imperforate
2006
Guinea RepublicBL1115A
BL1115B
On one of MS2 (Mi4537A-4538A)
On one of imperforate MS2 (Mi4537B-4538B)
Guinea RepublicBL1115A-1116A fdc
BL1115B-1116B fdc
On one of two MS2 on FDC
On one of two imperforate MS2 on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi59652008
Guinea RepublicMi5961-5966_ms6On one of MS6 (Mi5961-5966)
Guinea RepublicMi5961-5966_ms6 fdcMS6 and cachet on FDC"Genesis" mission patch (in cachet)


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2001-08-08: Genesis
United States2001-08-08Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverGenesis launch
United States2001-08-08Greenbelt MD(GSFC) cachet on coverGenesis launch
United States2001-08-08Pasadena CA(JPL) cachet on coverGenesis launch
Genesis (events)
United States2004-09-08Hill AFB Station (UT)(Printed) cachet on coverGenesis sample return crash landing
United States2004-09-08Dugway UT(Printed) cachet on coverGenesis sample return crash landing
United States2004-09-08Hill AFB, UT(Printed) cachet on coverGenesis sample return crash landing
United States2004-09-08Pasadena CACancelGenesis sample return crash landing
United States2004-09-08Pasadena CA(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverGenesis sample return crash landing


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