SAC-B

Argentine Satellite de Aplicaciones Cientifico
(SAC) series

SAC-C
SAC-BSAC-C

This page contains philatelic information on the Argentine Satellite de Aplicaciones Cientifico (SAC) 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.

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)
SAC
(Argentina)
SAC
(Argentina)
SAC
(Argentina)


Below is a list of Argentine Satellite de Aplicaciones Cientifico (SAC) series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
SAC (Argentina)
Argentina1788 (Mi2163)1992"SAC-B"
Argentina1788 fdcStamp and (ENCoTel) cachet on FDC
Argentina2155 (Mi2664)2001"SAC-C"
Argentina2155 fdcStamp on FDC (Correo Argentino cachet)
Argentina2618 (Mi3412)2011"SAC-D" / "Aquarius"
Argentina2618 fdcStamp and (pictorial) cancel and (Correo Argentino) cachet on FDC
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2013"SAC-D" / "Aquarius"
United States4893 fdc (Mi5079 fdc)(Multi-color printed) cachet on FDC2014SAC-D


Below is a list of Argentine Satellite de Aplicaciones Cientifico (SAC) series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
SAC (Argentina)
1998-12-04: SAC-A (and Mightysat-1 from STS-88)
United States1998-12-04Kennedy Space Center FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSTS-88 launch
United States1998-12-06Houston TX(NASA) cachet on coverSTS-88 docking with Space Station
United States1998-12-13Houston TX(Colorano silk) cachet on coverSAC-A deployed
United States1998-12-15Kennedy Space Center FL(Black-and-white photo and black typed) cachet on coverSTS-88 landing
1996-11-04: SAC-B (and HETE-1)
No launch cover images available yet
2000-11-21: SAC-C (and EO-1 and Munin)
United States2000-11-21Vandenberg AFB, Lompoc CA(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSAC-C launch
2011-06-10: SAC-D / Aquarius
United States2011-06-10Vandenberg AFB, CA(Lollini) cachet on coverSAC-D launch
United States2011-06-10Vandenberg AFB, CA(Mission 57) cachet on cover, also backSAC-D launch


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