LRO LCROSS

LRO and LCROSS
satellites

LRO and LCROSS
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This page contains philatelic information on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) satellite and the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS). 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 LRO and LCROSS satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
BeninUnknown (Mi?)2009
BeninUnknown fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
BeninUnknown ss (BL?)SS1"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter"
BeninUnknown fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi1473A
Mi1473B
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
2007"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter"
Guinea RepublicMi1473A fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi7629A
Mi7629B
From MS6 (Mi7627A-7632A)
From imperforate MS6 (Mi7627B-7632B)
2010"lro"
Guinea RepublicMi7630A
Mi7630B
"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter" (seen from the side of the satellite opposite to the solar panel)
Guinea RepublicMi7627A-7632A_fdcMS6 on FDC(As above)
Guinea RepublicMi8448One of MS6 (Mi8446-8451)2011"LRO"
Guinea-BissauMi4548One of MS5 (Mi4545-4549)2010"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter" (in Portuguese text)
Guinea-BissauMi4545-4549_ms5 fdcMS5 on FDC
Guyana3930 (BL803)SS12006"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter" (early-design)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsMi4135-4138 ms4MS4 (Mi4135-4138)2009"LRO" (and "LCROSS")
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsMi4135-4138_ms4 fdcMS4 and cachet on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsBL707SS1
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsBL707 fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2012"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)"
United StatesNonePostcard back, also front2015"Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC)" image of Earthrise
Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsMi4135-4138 ms4MS4 (Mi4135-4138)2009"LCROSS" (and "LRO")
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsMi4135-4138_ms4 fdcMS4 and cachet on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsBL707SS1
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsBL707 fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2009-06-18: LRO and LCROSS
United States2009-06-18Pasadena CA(Lollini?) cachet on coverLRO and LCROSS launch
United States2009-06-18Greenbelt MD(Lollini?) cachet (different) on coverLRO and LCROSS launch
United States2009-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Lollini?) cachet (different) on coverLRO and LCROSS launch
United States2009-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Printed) cachet on coverLRO and LCROSS launch
United States2009-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Printed) cachet (different) on coverLRO and LCROSS launch
LRO and LCROSS (events)
United States2009-10-09Moffett Field CA(AMES Research Center) cachet on cover"LCROSS Moon impact"


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