SDO

Solar Dynamics Observatory
(SDO) satellite

SDO (patch)
SDOSDO (patch)

This page contains philatelic information on the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) 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.

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)
SDO SDO SDO
SDO (on other than SDO launch covers)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)
ChadUnknown c (Mi?)
Unknown ic
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2013"SDO"
ChadUnknown c proofOne of MS4 proof (a-d)
ChadUnknown fdc1
Unknown ifdc1
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
ChadUnknown fdc2One of four stamps on FDC
United StatesNone(Zazzle.com) personalized postage2010"SDO"
United StatesNone(Zazzle.com) personalized postage (different)SDO launch
United States5607a (Mi?)
i5607a
MS20 (10x (5598-5607)), also back
Imperforate MS20
2021"Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)" (on back): 10 "active Sun" images from the SDO with Space Weather-related details: "coronal hole", "coronal loops", "solar flare", "plasma blast" and "sunspots"
United States5598-5607 posterPoster (5798-5607)
United States5598 fdcStamp and (Janet Hobbs hand-drawn and hand-painted) cachet on FDC, also back
United States5601 fdcStamp on FDC (Janet Hobbs hand-drawn and hand-painted cachet), also back
United States5602 fdcStamp on FDC (Janet Hobbs hand-drawn and hand-painted cachet), also back
United States5603 fdcStamp on FDC (Janet Hobbs hand-drawn and hand-painted cachet), also back
United States5606 fdcStamp and (Coverscape) cachet on FDC
United States5607 fdcStamp and (Janet Hobbs hand-drawn and hand-painted) cachet on FDC, also back


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2010-02-11: Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)
United States2010-02-11Cape Canaveral FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSDO launch
United States2010-02-11Greenbelt MD(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSDO launch
United States2010-02-11Cape Canaveral FL(Mission 57) cachet on cover, also backSDO launch
SDO (on other than SDO launch covers)
United States2012-03-30Cape Canaveral FL(Mission 57) cachet on RBSP launch cover back, also front"Solar Dynamic Observatory"


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