Centennial Space Covers

My collection of Centennial Space Covers is shown below. More scans to come.

1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1989

1962  |  Back to Year choices

Mariner 2 – 27th Aug 1962:


1963  |  Back to Year choices

Explorer 19 – 19th Dec 1963:


1964  |  Back to Year choices

Echo 2 – 25th Jan 1964:


Saturn SA-7 – 18th Sep 1964:


IMP 2 – 4th Oct 1964:


Mariner 3 – 5th Nov 1964:


1965  |  Back to Year choices

Triple Satellite Launching – 20th Jul 1965:


Gemini 5 Splashdown – 29th Aug 1965:


Gemini 7 Launch – 4th Dec 1965:


Gemini 6 Launch – 15th Dec 1965:


Gemini 6 Splashdown – 16th Dec 1965:


1966  |  Back to Year choices

Gemini 8 Landing- 17th Mar 1966:


Gemini 9 Landing – 6th Jun 1966:


Gemini 10 Launch – 18th Jul 1966:


Gemini 11 Launch – 12th Sep 1966:


Gemini 11 Recovery – 15th Sep 1966:


Gemini 12 Launch – 11th Nov 1966:


Gemini 12 Agena Target Vehicle Rendezvous – 11th Nov 1966:


Gemini 12 Recovery – 15th Nov 1966:


1967  |  Back to Year choices

IMP F / Explorer 34 – 24th May 1967:


ESRO 2A – 29th May 1967:


Surveyor 4 – 14th Jul 1967:


Surveyor 5 – 8th Sep 1967:


Atlantic 3 – 26th Sep 1967:


1968  |  Back to Year choices

Apollo 5 Launch – 22nd Jan 1968:


10th Anniversary Explorer 1 – 31st Jan 1968:


IDCSP / DSCS 1 / NATO 1 – 13th Jun 1968:


Canyon 1 Satellite Launch – 6th Aug 1968:


12 Satellite Cluster Launch (Failure) – 16th Aug 1968:


Minuteman-3 Missile Launch – 16th Aug 1968:


ESSA 7 Weather Satellite Launch – 16th Aug 1968:


Apollo 7 Launch – 11th Oct 1968:


Walter M. Schirra Jr – 11th Oct 1968:


Apollo 8 Launch – 21st Dec 1968:


Apollo 8 Moon Orbit – 24th Dec 1968:


Apollo 8 Recovery – 27th Dec 1968:


1969  |  Back to Year choices

Taccomsat 1 Satellite Launch – 9th Feb 1969: – 9th Feb 1969:


Mariner 6 Launch – 25th Feb 1969:


ESSA 9 Weather Satellite Launch – 26th Feb 1969:


Apollo 9 Launch – 3rd Mar 1969:


Apollo 9 Test of Lunar Excursion Module – 7th Mar 1969:


Apollo 9 Splashdown & Recovery – 13th Mar 1969:


Mariner 7 Launch – 27th Mar 1969:


Apollo 10 Launch – 18th May 1969:


Apollo 10 Lunar Module – 22nd May 1969:


Apollo 10 Recovery – 26th May 1969:


Apollo 11 Launch – 16th Jul 1969:


Apollo 11 Moon Landing – 20th Jul 1969:


Apollo 11 Moon Liftoff – 21st Jul 1969:


Apollo 11 Recovery – 24th Jul 1969:


Intelsat III F5 – 26th Jul 1969:


Mariner 6 / Mars Fly By – 29th Jul 1969:


Mariner 7 / Mars Fly By – 5th Aug 1969:


Pioneer 10 Launch – 28th Aug 1969:


First Day Cover (First Man on the Moon stamp) – 9th Sep 1969:


Apollo 12 Launch – 14th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Moon Landing- 19th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Moon-Walk – 19th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Splashdown – 24th Nov 1969:


1970  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat III F6 – 15th Jan 1970:


SERT 2 – 3rd Feb 1970:


Solar Eclipse Rocket – 7th Mar 1970:


NATO 1 – 21st Mar 1970:


Nimbus 4 – 8th Apr 1970:


Apollo 13 Launch – 11th Apr 1970:


Apollo 13 Trouble – 13th Apr 1970:


Apollo 13 Moon Loop- 14th Apr 1970:


Apollo 13 Recovery – 17th Apr 1970:


1971  |  Back to Year choices

NATO B Communications Satellite – 3rd Feb 1971:


Explorer 43 – 13th Mar 1971:


DSP 2 Secret Spy Satellite – 5th May 1971:


Mariner 8 Launch (Failure) – 8th May 1971:


Apollo 15 Launch – 26th Jul 1971:


Apollo 15 Moon Landing – 30th Jul 1971:


Apollo 15 Lunar Rover – 31st July 1971:


Decade of Achievement – 2nd Aug 1971:


EOLE 1 – 16th Aug 1971:


1972  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat 4 – 23rd Jan 1972:


HEOS 2 – 31st Jan 1972:


Secret Satellite Launch / Jumpseat 2 – 16th Feb 1972:


Apollo 16 Moon Landing – 20th Apr 1972:


Hexagon 3 / Ursala 1 – 7th Jul 1972:


ESRO 4 – 21st Nov 1972:


Nimbus 5 – 10th Dec 1972:


Apollo 17 Launch – 7th Nov 1969:


Apollo 17 Moon Landing – 11th Dec 1972:


Apollo 17 Spacewalk – 17th Dec 1972:


Apollo 17 Recovery – 19th Dec 1972:


1973  |  Back to Year choices

Skylab Preliminary Rollout – 9th Jan 1973:


Skylab Space Walk Practice – 24th Jan 1973:


Skylab 2 Rollout- 26th Feb 1973:


Rhyolite 2 / Aquacade 2 – 6th Mar 1973:


Skylab / Saturn 5 Rollout – 16th Apr 1973:


Skylab Launch – 14th May 1973:


Explorer 49 – 10th Jun 1973:


Skylab III Rollout – 11th Jun 1973:


Skylab Recovery – 22nd Jun 1973:


Skylab Astronauts Return – 25th Sep 1973:


Mariner 10 Launch – 3rd Nov 1973:


Skylab 3rd Manned Launch – 16th Nov 1973:


Skylab Christmas Space Walk – 25th Nov 1973:


Pioneer 10 Jupiter Fly-By – 12th Dec 1973:


1974  |  Back to Year choices

Skylab Emergency Rocket Rollback – 14th Feb 1974:


Mariner 10 Fly-By Mercury – 29th Mar 1974:


Space Shuttle Port Ground Breaking – 1st Apr 1974:


WESTAR 1 – 13th Apr 1974:


Explorer 52 / Hawkeye – 3rd Jun 1974:


WESTAR 2 – 11th Oct 1974:


Intelsat IV F8 – 22nd Nov 1974:


Helios A – 10th Dec 1974:


Symphonie 1 – 18th Dec 1974:


1975  |  Back to Year choices

Apollo-Soyuz Cosmonauts Arrive for Training – 11th Feb 1975:


Intelsat IV F6 – 20th Feb 1975:


GEOS C – 9th Apr 1975:


Nimbus 6 – 12th Jun 1975:


OSO 8 – 21st Jun 1975:


Apollo Soyuz Test Project Launch – 15th Jul 1975:


Apollo Soyuz Test Project Splashdown – 24th Jul 1975:


GOES 1 – 16th Oct 1975:


Explorer 55 – 19th Nov 1975:


1976  |  Back to Year choices

Helios B – 15th Jan 1976:


CTS Satellite – 19th Jan 1976:


Intelsat IVA F2 – 29th Jan 1976:


SOLRAD – 14th Mar 1976:


LAGEOS – 4th May 1976:


Marisat B – 9th Jun 1976:


ITOS H – 29th Jul 1976:


Viking 2 Enters Mars Orbit – 7th Aug 1976:


Viking 2 Lands on Mars – 3rd Sep 1976:


Marisat 3 – 14th Oct 1976:


1977  |  Back to Year choices

NATO 3B – 27th Jan 1977:


Space Shuttle OV-101 – 31st Jan 1977:


Space Shuttle OV-101 Mounted on 747 – 8th Feb 1977:


Space Shuttle OV-101 Taxi Tests – 15th Feb 1977:


Space Shuttle OV-101 Third Unmanned Captive Flight – 25th Feb 1977:


KSC Pictorial Cancel – 1st Mar 1977:


Palapa 2 Satellite – 10th Mar 1977:


Intelsat IV A-C Satellite – 26th May 1977:


Huntsville AL Pictorial Cancel – 5th Jul 1977:


Space Shuttle OV-101 Third Manned Captive Flight – 26th Jul 1977:


Voyager 2 – 20th Aug 1977:


Sirio – 25th Aug 1977:


Voyager 1 – 5th Sep 1977:


2nd Manned Test Flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise – 13th Sep 1977:


ISEE 1/2 – 22nd Oct 1977:


1978  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat IVA F3 – 6th Jan 1978:


Orbiter Landing Facility – 30th Mar 1978:


Intelsat IVA F6 – 31st Mar 1978:


Space Shuttle External Tank – 19th Apr 1978:


Space Shuttle First Propulsion Test – 21st Apr 1978:


OTS B – 11th May 1978:


Shuttle Orbiter Vibration Test – 30th May 1978:


GOES 3 – 16th Jun 1978:


Viking FDC – 20th Jul 1978:


Pioneer Venus Multiprobe – 8th Aug 1978:


ISEE C – 12th Aug 1978:


Space Shuttle All Elements Mated – 6th Oct 1978:


HEAO 2 – 13th Nov 1978:


Pioneer-Venus Enters Orbit Around Venus – 4th Dec 1978:


1979  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle Vibration Test 3rd Phase – 30th Jan 1979:


Voyager 1 Closest Approach to Jupiter – 5th Mar 1979:


Space Shuttle Columbia Arrives at KSC – 24th Mar 1979:


Voyager 2 Closest Approach to Jupiter – 9th Jul 1979:


The First Main Engine for Space Shuttle Columbia Arrives at KSC – 10th Jul 1979:


1980  |  Back to Year choices

Voyager 1 Closest Approach to Saturn – 12th Nov 1980:


Intelsat V – 6th Dec 1980:


1981  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle Mounted on 747 Carrier – 27th Apr 1981:


GOES 5 – 22nd May 1981:


Voyager 2 Closest Approach to Saturn – 25th Aug 1981:


Space Shuttle Leaves Edwards AFB – 24th Nov 1981:


Space Shuttle Arrives at KSC – 25th Nov 1981:


1982  |  Back to Year choices

RCA E Satcom 4 – 15th Jan 1982:


Space Shuttle STS 3 Rollout – 16th Feb 1982:


Space Shuttle STS 3 Launch – 22nd Mar 1982:


Space Shuttle SBS 3 & Anik-C3 Aboard Columbia – 18th Oct 1982:


Space Shuttle STS 5 Spacewalk Canceled – 15th Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS 5 Landing – 16th Nov 1982:


1983  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle STS 6 Launch – 4th Apr 1983:


Space Shuttle STS 6 Spacewalk – 7th Apr 1983:


Space Shuttle STS 6 Landing – 9th Apr 1983:


1984  |  Back to Year choices

1985  |  Back to Year choices

STS-51C Deploys Military Satellite – 25th Jan 1985:


STS-51C Landing – 27th Jan 1985:


STS-51D Landing – 19th Apr 1985:


STS-51B Launch – 29th Apr 1985:


STS-51F Launch – 29th Jan 1985:


STS-51I Launch / Aussat Satellite / ASC-1 Satellite – 27th Aug 1985:


STS-51J Rollout – 30th Aug 1985:


STS-51I Landing – 3rd Sep 1985:


STS-51J Final Test – 12th Sep 1985:


STS-51J Landing – 7th Oct 1985:


STS-61A Launch – 30th Oct 1985:


STS-61A Launch – 30th Oct 1985:


1986  |  Back to Year choices

STS-61C Launch – 12th Jan 1986:

1989  |  Back to Year choices

20th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing – 20th Jul 1989: