ExoMars/TGO

ExoMars
satellite

ExoMars/EDN
ExoMars/TGOExoMars/EDM

This page contains philatelic information on the ExoMars (EXObiology MARS) 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.

ExoMars consists of two Mars missions, the 2016 mission with TGO (Trace Gas Orbiter) and EDM (Entry, Descent and landing demonstrator Module) / Schiaparelli, and a 2022 mission with a Mars rover.

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)
ExoMars
(ESA)
ExoMars
(ESA)
ExoMars
(ESA)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
ExoMars (ESA)
Belgium2890 (BL238, Mi4899-4903)In (lower-left) margin of MS5 (2890 (a-e))2019"the NOMAD instrument, aboard the Trace Gas Orbiter satellite, mapping the atmosphere of Mars through measurements of methane and other gases" (in French and Dutch text)
BeninUnknown ms (Mi?)MS3 (a-c)2015"ExoMars" (including future rover)
BeninUnknown ss (BL?)SS1
Congo (Republic)Unknown ss (BL?)SS1 [known illegal issue]2016"ExoMars" (including future rover)
Congo (Republic)Unknown ss (BL?)SS1 (different) [known illegal issue]
Congo (Republic)Unknown ms (Mi?)MS2 (a-b + 2 labels) [known illegal issue]
Congo (Republic)Unknown ss (BL?)
Unknown iss
SS1 [known illegal issue]
Imperforate SS1
Congo (Republic)Unknown fdc
Unknown ifdc
SS1 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Imperforate SS1 and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
GabonUnknown a (Mi?)
Unknown ia
From MS4 (a-d)
From imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2015"ExoMars"
GabonUnknown b (Mi?)
Unknown ib
GabonUnknown c (Mi?)
Unknown ic
GabonUnknown essayMS4 (a-d) essay
GabonUnknown ms fdc
Unknown ims fdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
GabonUnknown a-d fdcThree of four stamps and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
GabonUnknown d (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2019"ExoMars Mars rover"
GabonUnknown ms finalMS4 (a-d) final design
GuyanaUnknown ms (Mi?)MS4 (a-d)2016"ExoMars" (including future rover)
GuyanaUnknown ss (BL?)SS1
ItalyNoneCachet on cover2013"ExoMars contract signed"
ItalyNone(Pictorial) cancel and (multi-color printed) cachet on cover2016"ExoMars" and "Schiaparelli Mission partially achieved"
MadagascarUnknown b (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d) [known illegal issue]2018"ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter"
Maldive IslandsMi7699One of MS4 (Mi7698-7701)2018"ExoMars rover"
Maldive IslandsMi7698-7701_ms4 fdcMS4 on FDC


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2016-03-14: ExoMars (ESA)
Great Britain2016-03-14Leicester(Buckingham Covers) cachet on cover, also back and insertExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Baikonur Communications(Multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Baikonur Communications(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Baikonur Communications(Multi-color printed and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Korolev 141079 Moscow Oblast(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Korolev 141079 Moscow Oblast(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Korolev 141079 Moscow Oblast(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Baikonur Communications(Multi-color printed and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverExoMars launch
Russia2016-03-14Baikonur Communications(Lollini) cachet on coverExoMars launch
United States2016-03-14GSFC, Greenbelt MD(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverExoMars launch
ExoMars (events)
Germany2016-10-19Darmstadt(Lollini) cachet on cover"Schiaparelli lander crashed in surface due to parachute and retrorocket failure"
United States2017-03-06GSFC, Greenbelt MD(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover"ExoMars TGO Science Orbits"
United States2017-03-15GSFC, Greenbelt MD(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover"ExoMars TGO begins aerobraking"
United States2017-10-17GSFC, Greenbelt MD(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover"ExoMars TGO Orbiter orbit raising maneuver"; "Schiaparelli Mars lander"


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