LAGEOS

LAser GEOdynamics Satellite
(LAGEOS) series

LAGEOS patch
LAGEOSLAGEOS-2 patch

This page contains philatelic information on the LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS) 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 LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS) series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS)
SpainNone(Printed) cachet on cover1984"LAGEOS" (in text only)


Below is a list of LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS) series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS)
1976-05-04: LAGEOS-1
United States1976-05-04Vandenberg AFB, CA(Space Voyage) cachet on coverLAGEOS-1 launch
United States1976-05-04Vandenberg AFB, CA(Centennial) cachet on coverLAGEOS-1 launch
United States1976-05-04Greenbelt MD(GSFC Stamp Club) cachet on coverLAGEOS-1 launch
United States1976-05-04Vandenberg AFB, CA(KSC-WLOD magenta and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverLAGEOS-1 launch
United States1976-05-04Vandenberg AFB, CA(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverLAGEOS-1 launch
1992-10-22: LAGEOS-2 (from STS-52)
United States1992-10-22Kennedy Space Center FL(Mission patch) cachet on cover, also insertSTS-52 launch
United States1992-10-22Sunspot NM(Blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSTS-52 launch
United States1992-10-22
1992-11-01
Kennedy Space Center FL
Kennedy Space Center FL
(Mission patch) cachet on coverSTS-52 launch
STS-52 landing
United States1992-10-23Houston TX(Blue rubber-stamp and typed) cachet on coverLAGEOS-2 deployed
United States1992-10-23Houston TX(Colorano silk) cachet on coverLAGEOS-2 deployed; (also "LAGEOS-1" in text)
United States1992-11-01Kennedy Space Center FL(Titusville Moonport Stamp Club) cachet on coverSTS-52 landing


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