Orbcomm-X

Orbcomm-series
satellites

Orbcomm-FM
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This page contains philatelic information on the Orbcomm (ORBital COMMunications) 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)
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Below is a list of Orbcomm-series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Orbcomm
No (non-launch cover) postal items found


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Orbcomm-1
1991-07-16: Orbcomm-X (and ERS-1 and Tubsat-A and SARA and OSCAR-22)
French Guiana1991-07-15Kourou(Kourou Philatélie Spatiale) cachet on cardOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-15Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Kourou Philatélie Spatiale) cachet on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Aérospatiale Philatélie) cachet on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Association philatélique du CNES) cachet on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Association philatélique du CNES) cachet (different) on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(ESA) cachet on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Blue printed and red rubber-stamp) cachets on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Green and blue rubber-stamp) cachets on coverOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(Kourou Philatélie Spatiale?) cachet on postcardOrbcomm-X launch
French Guiana1991-07-16Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverOrbcomm-X launch
1997-12-23: Orbcomm-FM05/FM12
United States1997-12-23Wallops Island VA(Bob Boyd) cachet on coverOrbcomm-FM05/FM12 launch
1998-02-10: Orbcomm-FM3/FM4 (and Celestis-3 and GFO)
United States1998-02-10Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(Black printed) cachet on coverOrbcomm-FM3/FM4 launch
2015-12-21: Orbcomm-FM105/FM119
United States2015-12-21Cape Canaveral FL(Lollini) cachet on coverOrbcomm-FM105/FM119 launch


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