(all known) covers with
This page contains (all known) covers with "Celestial" cachets produced by an unknown manufacturer to mark satellite launches and other space-related events. Those covers most often include this logo.
Blue highlighting is used to identify postal items only of interest for completing this collection of covers, as they are not in the domains of primary interest for the authors.
Readers who know of additional information or images are invited to contact the authors using the e-mail addresses found at the link at the bottom of this page.
Below is a list of "Celestial" cachets on launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).
|Country||Cancel Date||Cancel Location||Type of Item||Notes on Content|
|United States||1965-05-12||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Blue Scout (sub-orbital) rocket launch|
|United States||1965-05-22||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Atlas-D FIRE-2 (sub-orbital) rocket launch|
|United States||1965-05-25||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Pegasus-2 launch|
|United States||1965-05-29||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Explorer-28 (IMP-C/IMP-3) launch|
|United States||1965-06-03||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Gemini-4 launch|
|United States||1965-06-03||Houston TX||(Sokalsky blue, and black rubber-stamp/Celestial red) cachet on cover||Gemini-4 launch|
|United States||1965-07-20||Cape Canaveral FL||(Sokalsky red/Celestial red) cachet (but spelled "Celistial") on cover||US-ERS-17 and Vela-5/6 launch (but Telstar depicted)|
|United States||1965-07-30||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet (but spelled "Celistial") on cover||Pegasus-3 launch|
|United States||1965-08-11||Cape Canaveral FL||(A Celestial Cachet) cachet on cover||Surveyor-SD2 launch (Atlas-Centaur mission AC-6)|
|United States||1965-08-21||Cape Canaveral FL||(A Celestial Cachet) cachet on cover||Gemini-5 (and REP) launch|
|United States||1965-08-25||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||OSO-C launch [failed]|
|United States||1965-11-06||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Explorer-29 (GEOS-1) launch|
|Cape Canaveral FL|
Cape Canaveral FL
|(Sokalsky dark-blue/A Celestial Cachet dark-blue, and blue and black rubber-stamp) cachet (and signatures) on cover||Gemini-6A launch abort
|United States||1965-12-16||Cape Canaveral FL||(Celestial) cachet on cover||Pioneer-6 launch (but Pioneer-5 depicted)|
|United States||1966-02-28||Cape Canaveral FL||(Sokalsky green, no logo/Celestial green/Jarrett? purple rubber-stamp) cachet (but spelled "Celistial") on cover||ESSA-2 launch|
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