Prognoz

Prognoz-series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Russian Prognoz-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)
Prognoz
(Russia/USSR)
Prognoz (Russia/USSR) Prognoz
(Russia/USSR)
Prognoz (on other than Prognoz launch covers)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Prognoz (Russia/USSR)
Cuba2933 (Mi3088)1987
Cuba2929+2931+2934 fdcCachet on FDC
Cuba2930+2932-2933 fdcOne of three stamps and cachet on FDC
Czechoslovakia2653 (BL69)In (middle-right) margin of MS2 (2x 2653a)1987
Germany (East)Local1970s?
Germany (East)NoneCachet on (un-canceled) cover1989?"Prognoz-10" / IK-23
Korea (North)2747a (Mi2931)
i2747a
In ((upper-left) margin of MS4 (4x 2747)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (4x i2747)
1988
Mongolia1688 (Mi1977)1988"Prognoz-6"
Oman StateUnlisted a (Mi unlisted)
Unlisted ia
One of MS8 (a-h)
One of imperforate MS8 (a-h)
1974"Prognoz"
Oman StateUnlisted fdcMS8 on FDC
Oman StateUnlisted a o/p1 (Mi unlisted)One of MS8 overprinted in silver (a-h)1998"Prognoz"
Oman StateUnlisted a o/p1 inv (Mi unlisted)One of MS8 overprinted in silver inverted (a-h)
Oman StateUnlisted a o/p2 (Mi unlisted)One of MS8 overprinted in gold (a-h)
Russia (USSR)4595 (BL122)In (upper-left) margin of SS11977
Russia (USSR)4595 fdc1SS1 on FDC
Russia (USSR)4595_stamp fdc(Fleetwood) cachet on FDC (of stamp from SS1), also back
Russia (USSR)4669 (BL129)On stamp of SS11978
Russia (USSR)4669 fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
Russia (USSR)4669 stamp fdcStamp (only) from SS1 and cachet on FDC
Russia (USSR)5061 (Mi5192)From MS8 (5061a (8x 5061))1982Prognoz (and D-2B and Venera-9/14 type)
Russia (USSR)None(Baikonur Kosmodrome club) cachet on cover back, also front (on Polish postal card)1984"Prognoz-8"
Russia (USSR)None(Baikonur Kosmodrome club) cachet (same) on cover back (different) (front not available)~1984"Prognoz-8"
Russia (USSR)NoneCachet on stamped envelope1984
Russia (USSR)5442a (Mi5591)In (upper-left) margin of MS7 (7x 5442 + label)1986
Russia (USSR)5443a (Mi5592)In (upper-right) margin of MS7 (7x 5443 + label)
Russia (USSR)5444a (Mi5593)In (upper-left) margin of MS7 (7x 5444 + label)
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 4520 (Mi225), from strip of 5, also overprint template1996
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 5733 (Mi5904), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 5984 (Mi6177), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6061 (Mi4497), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6063 (Mi226), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6065 (Mi260), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6066 (Mi232), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6066A (Mi262), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6067 (Mi251), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalCuba 2933 overprinted on 4x Russia 6068 (Mi233), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocal fdc12 strips of 5 overprinted on 4x Russia 4520 and 5733 on local post FDC(As above for stamps)
XhakasiaLocal fdc2Strip of 5 overprinted on 4x Russia 5984 on local post FDC


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Prognoz (Russia/USSR)
1972-04-14: Prognoz-1
Russia (USSR)1972-04-14Moscow International PO(Brown and green printed) cachet on coverPrognoz-1 launch
1972-06-29: Prognoz-2
No launch cover images available yet
1973-02-15: Prognoz-3
Russia (USSR)1973-02-15Moscow International PO(W. Anklam) cachet on coverPrognoz-3 launch
1975-12-12: Prognoz-4
No launch cover images available yet
1976-11-25: Prognoz-5
Russia (USSR)1976-11-25Kosmodrome Baikonur(Black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPrognoz-5 launch
Russia (USSR)1976-11-25Kosmodrome Baikonur(Red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPrognoz-5 launch
Russia (USSR)1976-11-25Leninsk(Printed and blue rubber-stamp) cachets on coverPrognoz-5 launch
1977-09-22: Prognoz-6
Russia (USSR)1977-09-29Kosmodrome Baikonur(Red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPrognoz-6 launch (although cancel delayed by 7 days)
1978-10-30: Prognoz-7
Russia (USSR)1978-10-30Kosmodrome Baikonur(Blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPrognoz-7 launch
1980-12-25: Prognoz-8
Russia (USSR)1980-12-25Kosmodrome Baikonur(Red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPrognoz-8 launch
1983-07-01: Prognoz-9 (and Relikt)
No launch cover images available yet
1985-04-26: Prognoz-10 (IK-23)
Russia (USSR)1985-04-26Kosmodrome Baikonur(Printed and red rubber-stamp) cachets on postal cardPrognoz-10 (IK-23) launch
Prognoz (on other than Prognoz launch covers)
United States1985-03-12Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(Magenta and black printed) cachet on Geosat-1 launch coverPrognoz


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