Lacrosse

Lacrosse / Onyx-series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on Lacrosse / Onyx-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.

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)
Lacrosse / Onyx
(USAF)
Lacrosse / Onyx
(USAF)
Lacrosse / Onyx
(USAF)


Below is a list of Lacrosse / Onyx-series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Lacrosse / Onyx (USAF)
No (non-launch cover) postal items found


Below is a list of Lacrosse / Onyx-series satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Lacrosse / Onyx (USAF)
1988-12-02: Lacrosse-1 / Onyx-1 (from STS-27R)
United States1988-11-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on cover"STS-27 Rollout - Nov 2, 1988" ("secret military satellite" and "radar reconrsat")
Australia1988-12-02Mascot NSW(Boudwin green and blue and purple and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("classified ... satellite aboard")
United States1988-12-02Houston TX(Colorano silk) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed
United States1988-12-02Patrick AFB, FL(Boudwin green and blue and red and black rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("classified...satellite aboard")
United States1988-12-02Cape Canaveral FL(Boudwin red and blue and green and purple rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("classified...satellite aboard")
United States1988-12-02WSMR, NM(Boudwin green and blue and purple rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("classified...satellite aboard")
United States1988-12-02WSMR, NM(Boudwin green and black and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("classified...satellite aboard")
United States1988-12-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Genesis Graphics) cachet on (airmail) coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed
United States1988-12-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage green and tan and red) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("secret military satellite" and "radar reconrsat")
United States1988-12-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage brown and pink and red) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("secret military satellite" and "radar reconsat")
United States1988-12-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage brown and tan and red) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("secret military satellite" and "radar reconsat")
United States1988-12-02Cape Canaveral FL(ASCS) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("top secret" and "a new class of 20 ton spy satellites")
United States1988-12-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Colorano silk) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("radar reconnaissance satellite")
United States1988-12-02Houston TX(Colorano silk) cachet (different) on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("radar satellite")
United States1988-12-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage/IASP silk) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("secret military satellite")
United States1988-12-02Cape Canaveral FL(Boudwin blue rubber-stamp and USNS Range Sentinel black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed
United States1988-12-02Houston TX(IASP silk/Space Voyage) cachet on coverSTS-27R launch; Lacrosse-1 deployed ("secret recon satellite")
United States1988-12-06Edwards CA(Space Voyage) cachet on coverSTS-27R landing ("radar recon satellite")
United States1988-12-06Edwards CA(Colorano silk) cachet on coverSTS-27R landing ("policy of secrecy")
United States1988-12-06Las Cruces NM(Magenta rubber-stamp) cachet (and signature) on coverSTS-27R landing
French Guiana1988-12-10Kourou (delayed)(Boudwin/CPK) cachet on coverSTS-27R mission


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