NSS-6

NSS-series
satellites

NSS-9
NSS-6NSS-9

This page contains philatelic information on NSS (Netherlands New Skies) 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)
NSS
(Netherlands)
NSS
(Netherlands)
NSS
(Netherlands)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Netherlands New Skies (NSS) (Netherlands)
BurundiBL424A
BL424B
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
2014"NSS-6"
Guinea RepublicBL843A fdcCAchet on FDC2003NSS-6


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Netherlands New Skies (NSS) (Netherlands)
2002-12-17: NSS-6
French Guiana2002-12-17Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverNSS-6 launch
2002-04-16: NSS-7
French Guiana2002-04-16Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SNECMA) cachet on coverNSS-7 launch
2009-02-12: NSS-9 (and HotBird-10 and SPIRALE)
French Guiana2009-02-12Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverNSS-9 launch
2009-10-29: NSS-12 (and Thor-6)
French Guiana2009-10-29Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverNSS-12 launch


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