Rascom-QAF-1

Rascom
series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on Rascom (Regional African Satellite COMmunication organization) 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)
Rascom
(Africa)
Rascom
(Africa)
Rascom
(Africa)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Rascom (Africa)
BurundiMi3477Stamp from ss1 (BL493), or one stamp of MS2 (BL490 (Mi3476-3477)), or one stamp of MS2 (BL491 (Mi3476-3477))2014"Rascom-QAF-1"
Guinea RepublicUnknown ms (Mi?)In (upper-left) margin of MS6 (a-f)2008"Rascom-1"
Guinea RepublicUnknown ss (BL?)In (upper-right) margin of SS1


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Rascom (Africa)
2007-12-21: Rascom-QAF-1 (and Horizons-2)
French Guiana2007-12-21Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverRascom-QAF-1 launch
2010-08-04: Rascom-QAF-1R (and Nilesat-201)
French Guiana2010-08-04Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverRascom-QAF-1R launch


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