OSO-1

Orbiting Solar Observatory
(OSO) series
reference images

OSO-7 OSO-8
OSO-1/6 typeOSO-7OSO-8

This page contains reference images for the Orbiting Solar Observatory (OSO) series satellites. 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
(immediately below)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(found elsewhere)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(found elsewhere)
OSO OSO OSO OSO
OSO (on other than OSO launch covers)


Satellite(s)Launch Date(s)Reference Image(s)
OSO
OSO-11 (OSO-A)1962-03-07OSO-5
OSO-6
OSO-6 (mis-labeled "OSO-7")
OSO-21 (OSO-B)1965-02-03
OSO-C1 [failed]1965-08-25
OSO-31 (OSO-E)1967-03-08
OSO-41 (OSO-D)1967-10-18
OSO-51 (OSO-F)1969-01-22
OSO-61 (OSO-G)1969-08-09
OSO-7 (OSO-H)1971-09-29OSO-7
OSO-8 (OSO-I)1975-06-21OSO-8
OSO-8
OSO-8
OSO-8
AOSO2CanceledAOSO
AOSO
AOSO
AOSO (mis-labeled "OSO-1")

1OSO-1 — OSO-6 are all basically identical.
2The AOSO (Advanced OSO) program was canceled.


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