PML

Phoenix Mars Lander
(PML) satellite

PML patch
satellitepatch

This page contains philatelic information on the Phoenix Mars Lander (PML) satellite. 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.

After the Mars Surveyor Orbiter mission was canceled, the spacecraft body became the Phoenix Mars Lander.

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)
PML PML PML
PML (on other than PML launch covers)


Below is a list of Phoenix Mars Lander (PML) satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Phoenix Mars Lander (PML)
BeninUnknown d (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2012"Phoenix" (Mars Lander); (same design as Ivory Coast Unknown c 2011 and Malagasy Republic Unknown d 2011)
Comoro IslandsUnknown e (Mi?)One of MS6 (a-f)2008"Phoenix" (Mars Lander)
Congo RepublicUnlisted c (Mi unlisted)One of MS4 (a-d)2007
Guinea RepublicMi5140One of MS3 (Mi5139-5141)2007"Mission Phoenix (NASA)"
Guinea RepublicMi5139-5141_ms3 fdcMS3 and cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi5272From MS6 (Mi5271-5276)2007"Mission Phoenix"
Guinea RepublicMi5275
Guinea RepublicMi5271-5276_ms6 fdcMS6 on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi1473A
Mi1473B
In (lower-left) margin of SS1
In (lower-left) margin of imperforate SS1
"Mission Phoenix Mars Lander"
Guinea RepublicMi1473A fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi5289-5294_ms6In (upper-left and lower-center) margins of MS6 (Mi5289-5294)2007PML patch (in upper-left margin), PML (shown in lower-center margin)
Guinea RepublicMi5289-5294_ms6 fdcMS6 on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL1481In (lower-left) margin of SS1"Phoenix Mars [Lander] Mission"
Guinea RepublicMi5747-5752_ms6MS6 (Mi5747-5752)2008"Mars landing of the Phoenix spacecraft" (in French text, in each stamp and in upper and lower margins); also Phoenix lander (depicted in each stamp and in the lower-right margin; in 5747 and 5750 the depiction is of an early-design Phoenix)
Guinea RepublicMi5747-5752_ms6 fdcMS6 and cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL1567SS1"Mars landing of the Phoenix spacecraft" (in French text, in stamp and upper margin); also Phoenix lander (depicted in the stamp and in the lower-right margin)
Guinea RepublicBL1567 fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
GuyanaUnknown c (Mi?)From MS4 (a-d)2013"Phoenix" (Mars Lander)
Ivory CoastUnknown c (Mi?)
Unknown ic
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2011"Phoenix" (Mars Lander); (same design as Benin Unknown d 2012 and Malagasy Republic Unknown d 2011)
Ivory CoastUnknown fdc
Unknown ifdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
Ivory CoastUnknown b (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2012"Phoenix" (Mars Lander)
Malagasy RepublicUnknown d (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2011"Phoenix" (Mars Lander); (same design as Benin Unknown d 2012 and Ivory Coast Unknown c 2011)
Mali936f (Mi1942)
i936f
One of MS9 (936 (a-i)) (Mi1937-1945)
From imperforate MS9 (i936 (a-i))
1997
Mozambique1846f (Mi3269)One of MS6 (1846 (a-f)) (Mi3264-3269)2009"Phoenix" (Mars Lander)
Mozambique1846 fdcMS6 on FDC
Niger1076e (Mi1912A)
i1076e (Mi1912B)
One of MS9 (1076 (a-i)) (Mi1908-1916)
One of imperforate MS9 (i1076 (a-i))
2001PML (on top)
Niue814d (Mi1080)One of MS4 (814 (a-d)) (Mi1077-1080)2007"Phoenix [Mars] Lander"
Palau501f (Mi1461)One of MS6 (501 (a-f)) (Mi1456-1461)1999"Mars Surveyor 2001 Lander" (PML)
Palau505 (BL86)SS1
United StatesNone(Pasadena CA, Launch Station) cancel2007"Phoenix Mars [Lander] Mission" launch station
United StatesNone(Pasadena CA, Landing Station) cancel2008"Phoenix Mars [Lander] Mission" landing station


Below is a list of Phoenix Mars Lander (PML) satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2007-08-04: Phoenix Mars Lander (PML)
United States2007-08-04Pasadena CA(Launch Station) cancel and (Lollini) cachet on coverPML launch
United States2007-08-04Pasadena CA(Launch Station) cancel and (JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverPML launch
United States2007-08-04Kennedy Space Center FL(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverPML launch
PML (events)
United States2008-05-25Kennedy Space Center FL(Printed) cachet on coverPML landing
United States2008-05-25Pasadena CA(Landing Station) cancel and (JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverPML landing
United States2008-05-25Pasadena CA(Landing Station) cancel and (printed) cachet on coverPML landing
PML (on other than PML launch covers)
United States2012-08-05Pasadena CA(Printed) cachet on MSL/Curiosity launch cover"Phoenix" (Mars Lander)


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