Spacenet-1A

Spacenet
series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on Spacenet (SPACE NETwork) 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)
Spacenet Spacenet Spacenet
Spacenet (on other than Spacenet launch covers)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Spacenet
Guinea Republic1031a (BL258A)
i1031a (BL258B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (1031)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1031)
1987
Mali886a (BL_C95A)
i886a (BL_C95B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (886)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (i886)
1998"Spacenet" (but Telecom-1 depicted)


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Spacenet
1984-05-22: Spacenet-1
French Guiana1984-05-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-1 launch
French Guiana1984-05-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverSpacenet-1 launch
French Guiana1984-05-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverSpacenet-1 launch
French Guiana1984-05-22Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverSpacenet-1 launch
France1984-05-23Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-1 launch
1984-11-10: Spacenet-2 (and Marecs-2)
French Guiana1984-11-09Kourou(Club Philatélique ESA/Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-2 launch
French Guiana1984-11-09Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on cover, also backSpacenet-2 launch (but Arabsat-1 depicted)
French Guiana1984-11-09Kourou(Club Philatélique ESA/Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-2 launch
French Guiana1984-11-09Kourou(CPK?) cachet on cardSpacenet-2 launch
French Guiana1984-11-09Kourou(Red-brown and brown printed) cachet on coverSpacenet-2 launch
1985-09-12: Spacenet-3 (and Eutelsat-1-F3) [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(Green and black printed) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(Conseil de l'Europe) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(Black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(Black and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(KPS?) cachet on postcardSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(Association Philatélique du CNES) cachet on cover, also backSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(CPK) cachet on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(CPK) cachet (different) on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
French Guiana1985-09-12Kourou(CPK) cachet (different) on coverSpacenet-3 launch [failed]
1988-03-11: Spacenet-3R (and Telecom-1C)
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? black and magenta printed and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(MBB-ERNO Philatelie) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? blue and pink and black printed) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? black and magenta rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? black and green rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? black and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? photo) cachet on cardSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(KPS? red and black rubber-stamp) cachet on cardSpacenet-3R launch
French Guiana1988-03-11Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch (not "GStar-3R" as in text)
France1988-03-12Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverSpacenet-3R launch
1991-04-12: Spacenet-4 / ASC-2
United States1991-04-12Patrick AFB, FL(Grey-brown printed) cachet on coverSpacenet-4 (ASC-2) launch
Spacenet (on other than Spacenet launch covers)
United States1985-03-12Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(Blue and red printed) cachet on Geosat-1 launch coverSpacenet-1/2/3/3R type (Spacenet-1/2 became ChinaSat-5/5R); ASC-1/2 type (ASC-2 became Spacenet-4)


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