COMS (Geo-Kompsat-1)

Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian 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.

Geo-Kompsat-1 was initially known as Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite (COMS).

The geostationary Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian series should not be confused with the polar-orbiting Kompsat / Arirang series.

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)
Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian
(South Korea)
Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian
(South Korea)
Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian
(South Korea)


Below is a list of Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian (South Korea)
Guinea RepublicBL1588In (upper-left) margin of SS12008"Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite" (COMS)
Korea (South)NoneChristmas seal (cinderella)2008COMS / Geo-Kompsat-1
Korea (South)NoneCancel on postal card2016COMS / Geo-Kompsat-1
Korea (South)NoneCancel (same) and cachet on postal card, also back2016COMS / Geo-Kompsat-1 (on front only)


Below is a list of Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Geo-Kompsat / Cheollian (South Korea)
2010-06-26: Geo-Kompsat-1 (COMS) (and Arabsat-5A)
French Guiana2010-06-26Kourou(?) cachet on cover, also backGeo-Kompsat-1 launch
French Guiana2010-06-26Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGeo-Kompsat-1 launch
French Guiana2010-06-26Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different, and signature) on coverGeo-Kompsat-1 launch
France2010-06-27Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverGeo-Kompsat-1 launch


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