Intelsat-5

Three-axis-stabilized Intelsats
(Intelsat-5, 7, and later series)

Intelsat-7 Intelsat-7
Intelsat-5Intelsat-7Intelsat-7 patch

This page contains philatelic information on Three-axis-stabilized1 Intelsats (Intelsat-5, 7, and later 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)
Reference images
(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)
(Selected)
Intelsat
(Selected)
Intelsat
Early Bird (Intelsat-1), Bird-named Intelsat-2s, and Intelsat-2-4 Early Bird (Intelsat-1), Bird-named Intelsat-2s, and Intelsat-2-4
Other cylindrical spin-stabilized Intelsats
(Intelsat-3, 4, 4A, and 6 series)
Other cylindrical spin-stabilized Intelsats
(Intelsat-3, 4, 4A, and 6 series)
Three-axis-stabilized Intelsats (Intelsat-5, 7, and later series) Three-axis-stabilized Intelsats
(Intelsat-5, 7, and later series)
Intelsat (on other than Intelsat launch covers)


Below is a list of Three-axis-stabilized1 Intelsats (Intelsat-5, 7, and later series) postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Three-axis-stabilized1 Intelsats (Intelsat-5, 7, and later series)
Angola939 (Mi1001)One of MS2 (939a (938-939)) (Mi1000-1001)1995"Intelsat"-7 (shown with, but unrelated to Space Shuttle)
Barbados669 (Mi642)198520th anniv. Intelsat1: Intelsat-5
Bermuda531 (Mi520)1987Intelsat-5
Bolivia805 (Mi1120)1990Intelsat-5
BoliviaBL197 (Mi1120C)On stamp (805 except with changed perforations) in SS11992Intelsat-5
BoliviaBL203 (Mi1120C)On stamp (805 except with changed perforations) in SS1 + label1993Intelsat-5
BoliviaBL203 muestraBL203 with extra "muestra" perforations
Brazil1576 (Mi1670)1978Intelsat-1 (Early Bird), Intelsat-2, Intelsat-3, Intelsat-4, Intelsat-4A, Intelsat-5
Brazil1576 folderFolder, with stamp and reproduction, also page 2, page 3, and page 4
Brunei296 (Mi280)1983Intelsat-5
Brunei294-296 fdcOne of three stamps on FDC, also insert
Cambodia1262 (Mi?)1993Intelsat-5
Cameroun776 (Mi1077)1985(20th anniv. Intelsat)1: "Intelsat-V" (Intelsat-5) (in text, but Intelsat-6 depicted)
Central African Republic679A (Mi1062A)
i679A (Mi1062B)

Imperforate
1984Intelsat-5
Central African Republic679Ab (BL298A)
i679Ab (BL298B)
SS1 (679A)
Imperforate SS1 (i679A)
Central African Republic679B (Mi1063A)
i679B (Mi1063B)

Imperforate
Central African Republic679Bc (BL299A)
i679Bc (BL299B)
SS1 (679B)
Imperforate SS1 (i679B)
Central African Republic679C (Mi1064A)
i679C (Mi1064B)

Imperforate
Central African Republic679Cd (BL300A)
i679Cd (BL300B)
SS1 (679C)
Imperforate SS1 (i679C)
Central African Republic679D (Mi1065A)
i679D (Mi1065B)

Imperforate
Central African Republic679De (BL301A)
i679De (BL301B)
SS1 (679D)
Imperforate SS1 (i679D)
Central African Republic679E (Mi1066A)
i679E (Mi1066B)

Imperforate
Central African Republic679Ef (BL302A)
i679Ef (BL302B)
SS1 (679E)
Imperforate SS1 (i679E)
Central African Republic679F (Mi1067A)
i679F (Mi1067B)

Imperforate
Central African Republic679Fg (BL303A)
i679Fg (BL303B)
SS1 (679F)
Imperforate SS1 (i679F)
Central African Republic679G (BL297A)
i679G (BL297B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
Central African RepublicBL304A
BL304B
In (lower-left) margin of SS1
In (lower-left) margin of imperforate SS1
Central African Republic817 (BL386A)
i817 (BL386B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
1986Intelsat-5
Central African Republic863 (BL421A)
i863 (BL421B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1987"Intelsat-5"
Central African Republic898 (BL442A)
i898 (BL442B)
In (upper) margin of SS1
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1
1988"Intelsat-5"
Central African RepublicBL447A
BL447B
In (upper) margin of SS1
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1
1988"Intelsat-5"
Central African Republic903 (BL449A)
i903 (BL449B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1988Intelsat-5
Central African Republic911b (BL456A)
i911b (BL456B)
In (left) margin of SS1 (911)
In (left) margin of imperforate SS1 (i911)
1989"Intelsat-5" (in text, but another communications satellite is depicted)
Central African RepublicBL459A
BL459B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
"Intelsat-5"
Central African Republic942a (BL480A)
i942a (BL480B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (942)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (i942)
1989"Intelsat-7"
Chad479 (BL222A)
i479 (BL222B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
1984"Intelsat-5"
Chad505 (Mi1051A)
i505 (Mi1051B)

Imperforate
1984Intelsat-5
Chad506 (Mi1052A)
i506 (Mi1052B)

Imperforate
Chad507 (Mi1053A)
i507 (Mi1053B)

Imperforate
Chad508 (Mi1054A)
i508 (Mi1054B)

Imperforate
Chad509 (Mi1055A)
i509 (Mi1055B)

Imperforate
ChadC304 (Mi1147)509 surcharged1988?Intelsat-5
ChadUnknown ss (BL?)In (upper) margin of SS12001"Intelsat-901"
ChadUnknown iss (BL?)In (left) margin of imperforate SS12012"Intelsat-18"
ChadMi2580+2582+2584_ms3In (upper-right) margin of MS3 (a-c)2012"Intelsat-20"; also Intelsat-23 (in FDC cachet)
ChadMi2580+2582+2584_ms3 fdcMS3 and cachet on FDC
ChadMi2581+2583+2585_ms3In (upper-right) margin of MS3 (a-c)"Intelsat-23"
ChadMi2581+2583+2585_ms3 fdcMS3 on FDC
ChadMi2587+2589+2591_ms3In (upper-right) margin of MS3 (a-c)Intelsat-15 (not "Koreasat-1", as in text)
China (Taiwan)2406 (Mi1564)1984Intelsat-5
China (Taiwan)2636 (Mi1806)1988Intelsat-5
Cocos Islands164 (Mi175)1987Intelsat-5
Comoro Islands646a (BL246)
i646a
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (646)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (i646)
1988Intelsat-5
Comoro Islands653 (BL249)
i653
SS1
Imperforate SS1
Comoro Islands700 (BL295A)
i700 (BL295B)
SS1
Imperforate SS1
1989Intelsat-5
Cook Islands745 (Mi928)1983Intelsat-5
Cook Islands744-747 fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
DjiboutiC128 (BL12)In (upper-left) margin of SS11980Intelsat-5
DjiboutiC133 (BL16)In (upper-left) margin of SS1, C128 overprinted in blue1980Intelsat-5
DjiboutiC134 (BL17)In (upper-left) margin of SS1, C128 overprinted in purple
DjiboutiC137 (Mi280)1980Intelsat-5
DjiboutiC137 fdcStamp on FDC
DjiboutiC190a (BL91A)
iC190a (BL91B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (C190)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (iC190)
1984Intelsat-5 (with solar panel trim tabs)
DjiboutiC191a (BL92A)
iC191a (BL92B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (C191)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (iC192)
DjiboutiC200-C202_ms3 (BL98A)
iC200-iC202_ms3 (BL98B)
In (upper-left) margin of MS3 (C200-C202)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS3 (iC200-iC202)
1984Intelsat-5 (with solar panel trim tabs)
DjiboutiC233a (BL141A)
iC233a (BL141B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (C233)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (iC233)
1987"Intelsat-7" (in upper-right margin), also "Intelsat-6" (in left-center margin)
Djibouti703 (Mi573)1992Intelsat-5
FranceNoneMeter (same design as meter below)1979"Intelsat-5"
FranceNoneMeter (same design as meter above)1985"Intelsat-5"
Ghana840 (BL101)On stamp of SS11983Intelsat-5
Ghana1111 (BL138)On stamp of SS1, 840 surcharged1989Intelsat-5
Ghana1214 (Mi1387)199025th anniv. Intelsat1: (multiple) Intelsat-5; also Intelsat logo
Ghana1215 (Mi1388)
Ghana1216 (Mi1389)
Ghana1217 (Mi1390)
Ghana1218 (Mi1391)
Great Britain1001 (Mi928)1982Intelsat-5
Great Britain1000-1001 fdc1One of two stamps on FDC
Great Britain1000-1001 fdc2One of two stamps and (Colorano silk) cachet on FDC
Great Britain1000-1001 fdc3One of two stamps on FDC (Benham cachet), also back
Guinea Republic946 (Mi1059A)
i946 (Mi1059B)

Imperforate
1985Intelsat-5
Guinea Republic946a (BL169A)
i946a (BL169B)
On stamp of SS1 (946)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i946)
Guinea Republic947 (Mi1060A)
i947 (Mi1060B)

Imperforate
Guinea Republic947a (BL107A)
i947a (BL170B)
On stamp of SS1 (947)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i947)
Guinea Republic1033 (BL254A)
i1033 (BL254B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
1987Intelsat-5
Guinea Republic1039 (Mi1159)1987Intelsat-5
Guinea Republic1039b (BL266)On stamp of SS1 (1039)
Guinea Republic1039a (Mi1154-1159)On one of MS6 (1039a (1034-1039))
Guinea Republic1061 (BL281A)
i1061 (BL281B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1987Intelsat-5
Guinea Republic1102a (BL320A)In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (1102)1988"Intelsat-5"
Guinea Republic1150a (BL359A)
i1150a (BL359B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (1150), gold foil
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1150), gold foil
1991"Intelsat-5"
Guinea Republic2260 (BL838)
i2260
In (upper) margin of SS1
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1
2003"Intelsat-9"
Guinea Republic2260 fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL887A
BL887B
In (upper) margin of SS1 (Mi4183A)
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1 (Mi4183B)
2005Intelsat-10-2
Guinea RepublicBL1167In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (Mi4653)2006Intelsat-5
Guinea-BissauC28 (BL180A)
iC28 (BL180B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
1981(poorly-depicted) Intelsat-5
Guinea-BissauC46 (BL222)In (upper) margin of SS11982Intelsat-5
Guinea-Bissau468 (Mi669)1983Intelsat-5
Guinea-Bissau578 (BL260)In (upper-left) margin of SS11984Intelsat-5 (with solar panel trim tabs)
Guyana296 (Mi559)1979Intelsat-5
Guyana1377 (Mi1469)296 overprinted "United Nations"1985Intelsat-5
Isle of Man (Great Britain)366 (Mi369)One of pair (366a (365-366)) (Mi369-370)1988Intelsat-5
Isle of Man (Great Britain)468 (Mi464)One of pair (469a (468-469)) (Mi464-465)1991Intelsat-5
Isle of Man (Great Britain)469a+471a fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
Ivory Coast955 (Mi1109)1994(three) Intelsat-5
Japan1550-1551 fdc (Mi? fdc)(Japan Philatelic Society) cachet on FDC1983Intelsat-5
JapanNoneCachet on postcard1982Intelsat-5
Kazakhstan261 (Mi244)1999Intelsat-5
Kazakhstan270 (Mi?)1999Intelsat-5
Kazakhstan272 (Mi?)
Kazakhstan407 (Mi425)2003Intelsat-5
Kazakhstan408 (Mi426)
Kazakhstan394A (Mi256II)2003Intelsat-5
Kazakhstan401 (Mi437)
Kenya186 (Mi184)1981"Intelsat-5"
Kenya185-188 fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
Korea (South)1316 (Mi1303)1982Intelsat-4A (upper-right), Intelsat-5 (upper-left)
Korea (South)1316 fdcStamp and cancel on FDC
Korea (South)1442 (Mi1423)1985Intelsat-5
Libya1306b (Mi1660)One of MS6 (1306 (a-f)) (Mi1659-1664)1986Intelsat-5
Luxembourg1258 (Mi1824)One of pair (1259a (1258-1259))2009Intelsat-5
Malagasy Republic803 (Mi1069A)
i803 (Mi1069B)

Imperforate
1987Intelsat-5
Malagasy Republic803a (BL54A)
i803a (BL54B)
On stamp of SS1 (803)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i803)
Malagasy Republic804b (Mi1065-1070)On one of MS6 (799-804)
Malagasy Republic805 (BL49A)
i805 (BL49B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
Malagasy Republic1335 (BL272)
i1335
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1997Intelsat-K (or Astra-1B) (not "TDF-1", as in text)
Malagasy Republic1337a (BL_B272A)
i1337a (BL_B272B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (1337)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1337)
1997Intelsat-K (or Astra-1B) (not "Eutelsat-2-F3", as in text)
Malagasy Republic1340 (BL273A)
i1340 (BL273B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1997Intelsat-K (or Astra-1B) (not "TDF-2", as in text)
Mali884a (BL_A95A)
i884a (BL_A95B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
1998Intelsat-K (or Astra-1B) (not "TDF-2", as in text)
MaliUnknown ms (Mi?)In (lower-left) margin of MS3 (a-c)2013"Intelsat-23"
Mauritania548 (Mi801)
i548

Imperforate
1983Intelsat-5
Mauritania548a (BL?)
i548a
On stamp of SS1 (548)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i548)
Mauritania549 (Mi802)
i549

Imperforate
Mauritania549a (BL?)
i549a
On stamp of SS1 (549)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i549)
Mauritania550 (Mi803)
i550

Imperforate
Mauritania550a (BL?)
i550a
On stamp of SS1 (550)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i550)
Mauritania551 (Mi804)
i551

Imperforate
Mauritania551a (BL?)
i551a
On stamp of SS1 (551)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i551)
Mauritania548-551_ms4
i548-i551_ms4
MS4 (548-551)
Imperforate MS4 (i548-i551)
Mauritania552 (BL42)
i552
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
Nepal403 (Mi419)1982Intelsat-5
Nicaragua1131 (Mi2226)1981Intelsat-5; also Intelsat logo
Nicaragua1132 (Mi2227)
NicaraguaC990 (Mi2229)
NicaraguaC999 (Mi2253)1982Intelsat-5
Niuafo'ou (Tonga)224 (Mi?)2000"Intelsat"-7
Oman246 (Mi250)1983Intelsat-5
Peru833 fdc (Mi? fdc)Cancel on FDC1985Intelsat-5
Romania3173a (BL199)In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS11984Intelsat-5
Romania3189a (BL204)In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS11984Intelsat-5
Romania3209a (BL207)In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS11984Intelsat-5
Romania3209b (BL208)In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
Romania4758 fdc (Mi5992 fdc)Cachet on FDC2005Intelsat-K (or Astra-1B)
Sri Lanka1250 (Mi1202-1203)Pair (1250 (a-b))1999Intelsat-5 (across perforate pair)
Thailand1032 (Mi1046)1983Intelsat-5
Thailand1032 fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
Thailand1045 (Mi1058)1983Intelsat-5
Thailand1106 (Mi1128)198520th anniv. Intelsat1: "Intelsat"-5; also Intelsat logo
Thailand1106 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Tonga547 (Mi857)1983"Intelsat-5"
Tunisia859 (Mi1087)198420th anniv. Intelsat1: Intelsat-5; also Intelsat logo
Tunisia859 proofProof
Turkey2312 (Mi2705)1985(20th anniv. Intelsat1): "Intelsat"-5
Turkey2312 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus298 fdc (BL9 fdc)Cachet on cover1991"Intelsat V" (Intelsat-5)
United StatesUC56(USPS) aerogramme1983Intelsat-5
United StatesUC56 fdc1(USPS) aerogramme FDC (ArtCraft extra cachet)
United StatesUC56 fdc2(USPS) aerogramme FDC (Jim Butcher/Fleetwood extra cachet)
United StatesUC56 fdc3(USPS) aerogramme FDC (Artmaster extra cachet)
Uganda385 (BL43)On stamp of SS11983(probable) Intelsat-5
Vanuatu759 (Mi1112)2000Intelsat-802
Vanuatu760 (Mi1113)
Vanuatu761 (Mi1114)
Vanuatu762 (Mi1115)
Vanuatu759-762 fdcFour stamps on FDC
Vanuatu762a (BL39)Imperforate MS2 (760+762)
Venezuela1392j (Mi2451)One of MS10 (1392 (a-j)) (Mi2442-2451)1987Intelsat-5
Zaire1121 (Mi822)1983Intelsat-4A, Intelsat-5
Zaire1124 (Mi825)Intelsat-5
Zaire1126 (Mi827)
Zaire1128 (Mi829)
Zaire1260 (Mi962)1121 surcharged1990Intelsat-4A, Intelsat-5
Zaire1273 (Mi975)1121 surcharged (different)
Zaire1355 (Mi?)1124 surcharged1992Intelsat-5
Zaire1359 (Mi?)1124 surcharged (different)
Zaire1434 (Mi?)1126 surcharged1994Intelsat-5
Zaire1439 (Mi?)1126 surcharged1996Intelsat-5
Zaire1442 (Mi?)1126 surcharged (different)
ZaireMi1177A-1180A_ms4
Mi1177B-1180B_ms4
In (upper-left) margin of MS4 (Mi1177A-1180A)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (Mi1177B-1180B)
1996Intelsat-K (or Astra-1B) (not "Astra-1A", as in text)
ZaireMi1181A-1184A_ms4
Mi1181B-1184B_ms4
In (lower-left) margin of MS4 (Mi1181A-1184A)
In (lower-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (Mi1181B-1184B)
1997"Intelsat-706"
ZaireMi1185A-1188A_ms4
Mi1185B-1188B_ms4
In (upper-left) margin of MS4 (Mi1185A-1188A)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (Mi1185B-1188B)
"Intelsat-704"
Zimbabwe491 (Mi307)1985Intelsat-5

1Intelsat anniversary items are counted either from Intelsat's formation, as the INternational TELecommunications SATellite Organization (INTELSAT) in 1964, or from the launch of Intelsat-1 (Early Bird) in 1965.


Below is a list of Three-axis-stabilized1 Intelsats (Intelsat-5, 7, and later series) launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Three-axis-stabilized1 Intelsats (Intelsat-5, 7, and later series)
1980-12-06 — 1984-06-09: Intelsat-5 series (1 — 9)
1980-12-06: Intelsat-5-2
United States1980-12-06Cape Canaveral FL(Printed) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-2 launch
United States1980-12-06Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-2 launch
United States1980-12-06Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney green) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-2 launch
1981-12-15: Intelsat-5-3
United States1981-12-15Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney magenta) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-3 launch
1982-03-05: Intelsat-5-4
United States1982-03-04Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-4 launch
United States1982-03-04Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney black) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-4 launch
United States1982-03-04
1982-02-12
Satellite Beach FL
Orlando FL
(Whitney black and magenta) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-4 launch
Unknown event
1982-09-28: Intelsat-5-5
United States1982-09-28Kennedy Space Center FL(Centennial) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-5 launch
United States1982-09-29Patrick AFB, FL(Whitney purple and black) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-5 launch
United States1982-10-282Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney purple and black) cachet (and signature) on (airmail) coverIntelsat-5-5 launch
1983-10-19: Intelsat-5-7
Brazil1983-10-18Natal(Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-7 launch; also Intelsat logo
French Guiana1983-10-18Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-7 launch
French Guiana1983-10-18Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-7 launch
1984-03-04: Intelsat-5-8
Brazil1984-03-04Natal(Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-8 launch; also Intelsat logo
French Guiana1984-03-04Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverIntelsat-5-8 launch; also Intelsat logo
French Guiana1984-03-04Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverIntelsat-5-8 launch
French Guiana1984-03-04Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-8 launch
1984-03-04: Intelsat-5-9
United States1984-06-09Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-9 launch [failed]
1985-03-23 — 1989-01-27: Intelsat-5A series (10 — 15)
1985-03-22: Intelsat-5A-10
United States1985-03-22Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney black and purple) cachet on (airmail) coverIntelsat-5A-10 launch
1985-06-30: Intelsat-5A-11
United States1985-06-29Patrick AFB, FL(Whitney black and purple) cachet on coverIntelsat-5A-11 launch
1988-05-17: Intelsat-5A-13
French Guiana1988-05-17Kourou(Black and red rubber-stamp) cachets on coverIntelsat-5A-13 launch
French Guiana1988-05-17Kourou(ESA?) cachet on coverIntelsat-5A-13 launch
French Guiana1988-05-17Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverIntelsat-5A-13 launch
1986-05-31: Intelsat-5A-14 [failed]
French Guiana1986-05-30Kourou(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachets on coverIntelsat-5A-14 launch [failed]
French Guiana1986-05-30Kourou(Black and red rubber-stamp) cachets on coverIntelsat-5A-14 launch [failed]
French Guiana1986-05-30Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverIntelsat-5A-14 launch [failed]
1989-01-27: Intelsat-5A-15
French Guiana1989-01-26Kourou(Rubber-stamp) cachets on coverIntelsat-5A-15 launch
French Guiana1989-01-26Kourou(Rubber-stamp) cachets (different) on coverIntelsat-5A-15 launch
French Guiana1989-01-26Kourou(Rubber-stamp) cachets (different) on coverIntelsat-5A-15 launch
French Guiana1989-01-26Kourou(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachets on coverIntelsat-5A-15 launch
French Guiana1989-01-26Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-5A-15 launch; also Intelsat logo
France1989-01-27Paris Segur(Club philatélique ESA-Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-5A-15 launch
1993-10-22 — 1996-06-15: Intelsat-7 series (1 — 5, and 9)
No launch cover images available yet
1995-05-17 — 1996-02-14: Intelsat-7A series (6 — 8)
1996-02-14: Intelsat-708 [failed]
China (People's Republic)1996-02-15?(Multi-color printed and red rubber-stamp) cachets on coverIntelsat-708 launch [failed]
2007-10-05: Intelsat-11 (and Optus-D2)
French Guiana2007-10-05Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-11 launch
2009-11-23: Intelsat-14
United States2009-11-23Cape Canaveral FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverIntelsat-14 launch
2008-07-07: Intelsat-25 (and Arabsat-4AR)
French Guiana2008-07-07Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverIntelsat-25 launch
2011-04-22: Intelsat-28 (New Dawn) (and Yahsat-1A)
French Guiana2011-04-22Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverIntelsat-28 (New Dawn) launch
French Guiana2011-04-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet (and signature) on coverIntelsat-28 (New Dawn) launch
French Guiana2011-04-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverIntelsat-28 (New Dawn) launch
2016-06-09: Intelsat-31
Finland2016-06-09Helsinki(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverIntelsat-31 launch
2017-07-05: Intelsat-35e
United States2017-07-05Hawthorne CA(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverIntelsat-35e launch
United States2017-07-05Kennedy Space Center FL(Multi-color printed) cachet (same) on coverIntelsat-35e launch
Intelsat (on other than Intelsat launch covers)
United States1983-03-28
1988-03-22
Vandenberg AFB, CA
Washington DC
(First Rank/Space Voyage) cachet on NOAA-8 launch cover"Intelsat"-5-6 (and launch date)
USA 2277 FDC

1Three-axis stabilization is a method of spacecraft attitude control in which the spacecraft is held fixed in the desired orientation without any rotation. This is often used for communications satellites, often those with large solar panels on each side of the spacecraft.
2This Intelsat-5-5 cover was canceled on 1982-10-28 (October 28), instead of the launch date 1982-09-28 (September 28) as noted in the rubber-stamp cachet.


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