Pegasus-1

Pegasus-series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Pegasus-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 Pegasus-series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Pegasus
FranceNone(Blue printed) cachet on cover1973Pegasus (top-center)
Grenada Carriacou2208 (BL474)SS12000"Pegasus"
Grenada Carriacou2208 fdcSS1 and cachet (same design as SS1) on FDC
PhilippinesBLIIA
BLIIB
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1968
PhilippinesBLIIA snvIn (upper-right) margin of SS1, BLII overprinted "SNV"
PhilippinesBLIIB airIn (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1, BLII inscribed "airmail"


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Pegasus
1965-02-16: Pegasus-1
United States1965-02-16Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertPegasus-1 launch
United States1965-02-16Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertPegasus-1 launch
United States1965-02-16Cape Canaveral FL(Sokolsky black) cachet on coverPegasus-1 launch (Telstar depicted)
United States1965-02-16Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverPegasus-1 launch (Apollo depicted)
Pegasus-1 (anniversaries)
United States1975-02-14Kennedy Space Center FL(MoF no.24 printed) cachet on cover10th anniv. Pegasus-1 launch
United States1975-02-14Kennedy Space Center FL(MoF no.24 printed and black rubber-stamp) cachet on cover, also insert10th anniv. Pegasus-1 launch
Pegasus-1 (events)
United States1978-09-17MSFC, AL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverPegasus-1 re-entry
1965-05-25: Pegasus-2
United States1965-05-25Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverPegasus-2 launch
United States1965-05-25Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverPegasus-2 launch
United States1965-05-25Cape Canaveral FL(Printed) cachet on coverPegasus-2 launch
United States1965-05-25Cape Canaveral FL(Celestial) cachet on coverPegasus-2 launch
United States1965-05-25Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverPegasus-2 launch
1965-07-30: Pegasus-3
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL(Celestial) cachet on coverPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet (and signature) on cover, also insertPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL(Rank velvet) cachet on coverPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL(Rank silkscreened?) cachet on coverPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Centennial) cachet on coverPegasus-3 launch
United States1965-07-30Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Centennial) cachet on coverPegasus-3 launch


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