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SES
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This page contains philatelic information on SES (Société Européenne des Satellites) 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)
SES
(Luxembourg)
SES
(Luxembourg)
SES
(Luxembourg)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Société Européenne des Satellites (SES) (Luxembourg)
ChadMi2586+2588+2590_ms3In (upper-left) margin of MS3 (Mi2586+2588+2590)2012"SES-1"
ChadMi2593+2595+2597_ms3In (upper-right) margin of MS3 (Mi2593+2595+2597)"SES-2"
ChadBL467In (upper-right) margin of SS1"SES-8"
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2013"SES-6"
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2013"SES-8"


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Société Européenne des Satellites (SES) (Luxembourg)
2011-09-21: SES-2 (and Arabsat-5C)
French Guiana2011-09-21Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on cover, also backSES-2 launch
French Guiana2011-09-21Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverSES-2 launch
2017-03-30: SES-10
United States2017-03-27Kennedy Space Center FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-10 pre-launch "hold-down engine firing"
United States2017-03-30Hawthorne CA(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-10 launch and "SpaceX Falcon-9 first stage landing"
2017-10-11: SES-11 / EchoStar-105
United States2017-10-11Kennedy Space Center FL(Mission 57) cachet on cover, also backSES-11 launch (also "AMC-15", "AMC-18", "SES-1", "SES-3", and "SES-10", in text on back)
United States2017-10-11Hawthorne CA(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-11 launch
2018-06-04: SES-12
United States2018-03-24Cape Canaveral FL(Red Eagle) cachet on coverSES-12 pre-launch "Falcon-9 static test firing"
United States2018-03-24Kennedy Space Center FL(Red Eagle) cachet on coverSES-12 pre-launch "Falcon-9 static test firing"
United States2018-03-24Kennedy Space Center FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-12 pre-launch Falcon-9 "static fire"
United States2018-06-04Cape Canaveral FL(Lollini) cachet on coverSES-12 launch
United States2018-06-04Cape Canaveral FL(Red Eagle) cachet on coverSES-12 launch
United States2018-06-04Kennedy Space Center FL(Red Eagle) cachet on coverSES-12 launch
United States2018-06-04Hawthorne CA(Red Eagle) cachet on coverSES-12 launch
United States2018-06-04Kennedy Space Center FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-12 launch
United States2018-06-04St. Petersburg FL(Colorano silk) cachet on coverSES-12 launch
United States2018-06-04St. Petersburg FL(Colorano silk) cachet (different) on coverSES-12 launch
2018-01-31: SES-16
Finland2018-01-30Kerava(SVP) cachet on coverSES-16 (GovSat-1) launch "scrubbed"
United States2018-01-31Cape Canaveral FL(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-16 (GovSat-1) launch
United States2018-01-31Hawthorne CA(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverSES-16 (GovSat-1) launch


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