SRET-1

Satellite de Recherches et d'Études Technologiques
(SRET) series

SRET-2
SRET-1SRET-2

This page contains philatelic information on the Satellite de Recherches et d'Études Technologiques (SRET) series. 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.

SRET is also known in Russian as Maliy Avtonomiy Sputnik (MAS).

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)
SRET / MAS
(France/USSR)
SRET / MAS
(France/USSR)
SRET / MAS
(France/USSR)


Below is a list of SRET / MAS series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
SRET / MAS (France/USSR)
French Southern and Antarctic TerritoriesC52 fdc1 (Mi120 fdc1)Cancel on FDC (PJ cachet)1978SRET-2
French Southern and Antarctic TerritoriesC52 fdc2 (Mi120 fdc2)Cancel (same) on FDC (printed cachet)
French Southern and Antarctic TerritoriesC53 (Mi121)1977SRET-2 (at right)
French Southern and Antarctic TerritoriesC53 fdcStamp and (PJ) cachet on FDC
Guyana3502b (Mi6959)
i3502b
One of MS6 (3502 (a-f)) (Mi6958-6963)
One of imperforate MS6 (i3502 (a-f))
2000"SRET"-1
Guyana3502 artworkOn one of imperforate artwork MS6
St. Vincent3826b (Mi7070)
i3826b
One of MS4 (3826 (a-d)) (Mi7069-7072)
One of imperforate MS4 (i3826 (a-d))
2012"SRET-2"
St. Vincent3826 fdc
i3826 fdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
St. Vincent3826 proofOn one of Signed-proof MS4 (a-d)


Below is a list of SRET / MAS series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
SRET / MAS (France/USSR)
1972-04-04: SRET-1 (and Molniya-1-20)
Russia (USSR)1972-04-04Moscow International PO(Swanson) cachet on coverSRET-1 launch
1975-06-05: SRET-2 (and Molniya-1-30)
Russia (USSR)1975-06-05Moscow International PO(CNES philatelic) cachet on coverSRET-2 launch


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