XMM

X-ray Multi-mirror Mission
(XMM) / Newton satellite

XMM patch
satellitepatch

This page contains philatelic information on the X-ray Multi-mirror Mission (XMM) / Newton 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.

See also Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727) in the Contributors to Meteorology pages, whose name was used for the Newton satellite.

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)
Newton / XMM (ESA) Newton / XMM (ESA) Newton / XMM (ESA)


Below is a list of Newton / XMM satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Newton / XMM (ESA)
BeninUnknown d (Mi?)
Unknown id
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2014"XMM" / "Newton" (also launch date on stamp)
Comoro Islands795 (Mi1001A)
i795 (Mi1001B)
More perforations than MS6 or SS1, and no inscriptions at bottom of perforated stamp1992"Newton" (early design)1
Comoro Islands795 from ms6
i795 from ms6
One of MS6 (795a (like 790-795)) (Mi996A-1001A)
One of imperforate MS6 (i795a (like i790-i795)) (Mi996B-1001B)
Comoro Islands795b (BL378A)
i795b (BL378B)
On stamp of SS1 (like 795)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (like i795)
Gambia2268 (Mi3698-3703)In (lower) margin of MS6 (2268 (a-f))2000"XMM"
Gambia2268 essayIn (lower) margin of MS6 (2268 imperforate essay (a-f))
Gambia2270 (BL475)SS1
GermanyNoneCancel2001"XMM / Newton"
Guinea Republic2229a fdc (BL816 fdc)Cachet on FDC2003
Guinea Republic2232a (Mi4057A)
i2232a (Mi4057B)
One of MS8 (2232 (a-h)) (Mi4057A-4064A)
One of imperforate MS8 (i2232 (a-h)) (Mi4057B-4064B)
2003"Newton"
Guinea Republic2232 fdcMS8 on FDC
MaliUnknown ss (BL?)In (right) margin of SS12009"XMM / Newton"; also Isaac Newton
MaliUnknown ss fdcSS1 on FDC
MaliUnknown a (Mi?)One of MS2 (a-b)2012Also Isaac Newton
Mozambique2537c (Mi5465)One of MS6 (2537 (a-f)) (Mi5463-5468)2012"XMM / Newton"; also "Isaac Newton"
Mozambique2537 fdcMS6 and cachet on FDC
Mozambique2567 (BL584)SS1
Mozambique2567 fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
RwandaUnknown d (Mi?)
Unknown id
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2010Newton / XMM launch
TogoUnknown ms (Mi4265-4267)In (upper-left) margin of MS3 (a-c)2011Also Isaac Newton

1An early design, from before XMM/Newton was built and launched.


Below is a list of Newton / XMM satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
1999-12-10: Newton / XMM (ESA)
No launch cover images available yet


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