Centennial Space Covers

My collection of Centennial Space Covers is shown below.

Centennial Covers were produced by Edward Hacker (Huntsville, Alabama USA) from the early 1960s right through until the mid-1980s.

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

Project Mercury MA-7 / John Glenn ‘Friendship 7’ Flight – 20th Feb 1962:


Mariner 2 – 27th Aug 1962:


Tiros 6 – 18th Sep 1962:


Project Mercury MA-8 / Walter Schirra ‘Sigma 7’ Flight – 3rd Oct 1962:


Saturn III Test Flight First Stage – 16th Nov 1962:


1963  |  Back to Year choices

Saturn SA-4 – 28th Mar 1963:


Explorer 17 – 3rd Apr 1963:


Telstar 2 – 7th May 1963:


Project Mercury MA-9 / Gordon Cooper ‘Faith 7’ Flight – 15th May 1963:


Explorer 19 – 19th Dec 1963:


1964  |  Back to Year choices

Relay 2 – 21st Jan 1964:


Echo 2 – 25th Jan 1964:


Project Fire 1 – 14th Apr 1964:


Saturn SA-6 – 28th May 1964:


Syncom 3 – 19th Aug 1964:


Saturn SA-7 – 18th Sep 1964:


IMP 2 – 4th Oct 1964:


Project Asset – 28th Oct 1964:


Mariner 3 – 5th Nov 1964:


Mariner 4 – 28th Nov 1964:


Transtage 2 – 10th Dec 1964:


Explorer 26 – 21st Dec 1964:


1965  |  Back to Year choices

Gemini 2 – 19th Jan 1965:


Tiros 9 – 22nd Jan 1965:


OSO 2 – 3rd Feb 1965:


LES 1 – 11th Feb 1965:


Saturn SA-9 / AS-103 / Pegasus 1 Satellite – 16th Feb 1965:


Ranger 8 – 17th Feb 1965:


Gemini 3 Launch – 23rd Mar 1965:


Gemini 3 Recovery – 23rd Mar 1965:


Intelsat 1-1 – 6th Apr 1965:


Beacon Explorer-C – 29th Apr 1965:


Saturn SA-8 / AS-104 / Pegasus 2 Satellite – 25th May 1965:


Gemini 4 Launch – 3rd Jun 1965:


Gemini 4 Splashdown – 7th Jun 1965:


Transtage 5 – 18th Jun 1965:


Triple Satellite Launching – 20th Jul 1965:


Saturn SA-10 Pegasus C – 30th Jul 1965:


Surveyor-SD 2 – 11th Aug 1965:


Gemini 5 – 21st Aug 1965:


Gemini 5 Splashdown – 29th Aug 1965:


OGO 2 – 14th Oct 1965:


LSC 2 / OV2 1 – 15th Oct 1965:


Explorer 29 (Geos A) – 6th Nov 1965:


Gemini 7 Launch – 4th Dec 1965:


Gemini 6 Launch – 15th Dec 1965:


Gemini 6 Splashdown – 16th Dec 1965:


Pioneer 6 Launch – 16th Dec 1965:


LES 3 & 4 / OV2 3 / OSCAR 4 – 21st Dec 1965:


1966  |  Back to Year choices

ESSA 1 – 3rd Feb 1966:


Gemini 8 Agena Target Launch – 16th Mar 1966:


Gemini 8 Landing- 17th Mar 1966:


Surveyor Model 2 – 8th Apr 1966:


Gemini 9 Agena Target Launch – 17th May 1966:


Explorer 32 – 25th May 1966:


Gemini 9 Augmented Target Docking Adapter / ATDA – 1st Jun 1966:


Gemini 9 / Two Day Launch Delay – 1st Jun 1966:


Gemini 9 Launch – 3rd Jun 1966:


Gemini 9 Walk Around the Moon – 5th Jun 1966:


Gemini 9 Landing – 6th Jun 1966:


Gemini 10 Agena Target Launch – 18th Jul 1966:


Gemini 10 Launch – 18th Jul 1966:


Lunar Orbiter 1 – 10th Aug 1966:


Pioneer 7 – 17th Aug 1966:


IDCSP 8-14 [Failure] – 26th Aug 1966:


Gemini 11 Agena Target Launch – 12th Sep 1966:


Gemini 11 Launch – 12th Sep 1966:


Gemini 11 Recovery – 15th Sep 1966:


Intelsat 2-1 (Lani) – 27th Oct 1966:


Project MOL – 3rd Nov 1966:


Lunar Orbiter 2 – 7th Nov 1966:


Gemini 12 Launch – 11th Nov 1966:


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


Gemini 12 Recovery – 15th Nov 1966:


ATS 1 – 7th Dec 1966:


Biosatellite 1 Launch – 14th Dec 1966:


1967  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat 2-2 (Lani Bird 2) – 11th Jan 1967:


IDCSP 8-15 [Failure] – 18th Jan 1967:


Six Niki-Tomahawk Rockets – 24th Jan 1967:


Apollo 1 Fire Tragedy – 28th Jan 1967:


Intelsat 2-3 (Canary Bird) – 23rd Mar 1967:


TEB Tests – 31st Mar 1967:


Surveyor 3 – 17th Apr 1967:


ESSA 5 – 20th Apr 1967:


Multiple Scientific Satellite Launch (Vela 7/8, ORS 4, OV5 1/3) – 28th Apr 1967:


Ariel 3 – 5th May 1967:


IMP F / Explorer 34 – 24th May 1967:


ESRO 2A – 29th May 1967:


Mariner 5 – 14th Jun 1967:


IDCSP 16-19 / LES 5 / DODGE – 1st Jul 1967:


Surveyor 4 – 14th Jul 1967:


POGO 2 – 28th Jul 1967:


Surveyor 5 – 8th Sep 1967:


Biosatellite 2 Launch – 8th Sep 1967:


Intelsat II F-4 – 28th Sep 1967:


ATS 3 – 6th Nov 1967:


Surveyor 6 Launch – 7th Nov 1967:


Surveyor 6 Lands on the Moon – 9th Nov 1967:


Pioneer 8 – 13th Dec 1967:


1968  |  Back to Year choices

Surveyor 7 – 7th Jan 1968:


GEOS 2 – 11th Jan 1968:


Apollo 5 Launch – 22nd Jan 1968:


10th Anniversary Explorer 1 – 31st Jan 1968:


OGO 5 – 4th Mar 1968:


Explorer 37 – 5th Mar 1968:


Project Apollo AS-502 – 4th Apr 1968:


ESRO 1 – 16th May 1968:


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


Explorer 38 – 4th Jul 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:


Lincoln Experimental Satellite – 18th Sep 1968:


Atlantic 3 – 26th Sep 1968:


Apollo 7 Launch – 11th Oct 1968:


Walter M. Schirra Jr – 11th Oct 1968:


Apollo 7 Landing – 22nd Oct 1968:


Pioneer 9 Launch – 8th Nov 1968:


OAO 2 – 7th Dec 1968:


Intelsat III F-2 – 19th Dec 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

OSO 5 – 22nd Jan 1969:


ISIS 1 – 29th Jan 1969:


TACSAT 1 – 6th Feb 1969:


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 First Apollo Spacewalk – 6th 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:


Intelsat III F-4 – 22nd May 1969:


Apollo 10 Lunar Module – 22nd May 1969:


Apollo 10 Recovery – 26th May 1969:


OGO 6 – 5th Jun 1969:


IMP-G – 21st Jun 1969:


Biosatellite 3 Launch – 29th Jun 1969:


Apollo 11 Launch – 16th Jul 1969:


Apollo 11 Moon Landing – 20th Jul 1969:


Apollo 11 Moon Liftoff – 21st Jul 1969:


Apollo 11 Lunar Module Docks with Command Module – 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:


OSO 6 – 9th Aug 1969:


ATS 5 – 12th Aug 1969:


Pioneer 10 Launch – 28th Aug 1969:


Welcome Home Neil Armstrong – 6th Sep 1969:


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


Armstrong/Aldrin/Collins Appear Before US Congress – 16th Sep 1969:


ESRO 1-B – 1st Oct 1969:


GRS-A – 7th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Launch – 14th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Moon Landing- 19th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Moon-Walk – 19th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Walk to Surveyor – 20th Nov 1969:


Apollo 12 Splashdown & Recovery – 24th Nov 1969:


British Skynet – 22nd 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:


Vela 11 & 12 – 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:


Intelsat III F-7 – 22nd Apr 1970:


British Skynet 2 – 19th Aug 1970:


Project Ram – 30th Sep 1970:


USAF Secret Satellite / DSP 1 – 6th Nov 1970:


Orbiting Frog Otolith – 9th Nov 1970:


Apollo 14 Rollout – 9th Nov 1970:


OAO 3 – 30th Nov 1970:


NOAA 1 / ITOS A (Improved Tiros) – 11th Dec 1970:


1971  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat-4 2 – 26th Jan 1971:


NATO B Communications Satellite – 3rd Feb 1971:


Apollo 14 Moon Landing – 5th Feb 1971:


Apollo 14 Moon Walk – 5th Feb 1971:


Apollo 14 Recovery – 9th Feb 1971:


Explorer 43 – 13th Mar 1971:


ISIS B – 31st Mar 1971:


DSP 2 Secret Spy Satellite – 5th May 1971:


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


Apollo 15 Rollout – 11th May 1971:


Mariner 9 – 30th May 1971:


SOLRAD 10 (C) – 9th Jul 1971:


Apollo 15 Launch – 26th Jul 1971:


Apollo 15 Moon Landing – 30th Jul 1971:


Apollo 15 Lunar Rover – 31st Jul 1971:


Decade of Achievement – 2nd Aug 1971:


Apollo 15 Satellite Launch – 4th Aug 1971:


Apollo 15 Splashdown & Recovery – 7th Aug 1971:


EOLE 1 – 16th Aug 1971:


Stratoscope II – 10th Sep 1971:


Joint USA/Germany Barium Ion Cloud Experiment – 21st Sep 1971:


OSO 7 – 29th Sep 1971:


ITOS B – 21st Oct 1971:


Two Military Communication Satellites / DSCS-2 1 & DSCS-2 2 – 3rd Nov 1971:


Mariner 9 Orbiting Mars – 13th Nov 1971:


Canyon 4 Satellite Launch [Failure] – 5/6th Dec 1971:


Ariel 4 (UK 4) – 11th Dec 1971:


Intelsat-4 3 – 20th Dec 1971:


1972  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat 4 – 23rd Jan 1972:


HEOS 2 – 31st Jan 1972:


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


DSP 3 – 1st Mar 1972:


Pioneer 10 – 2nd Mar 1972:


TD 1A – 11th Mar 1972:


International Sounding Rockets – 20th Mar 1972:


Secret Satellite DSAP-5B F2 – 24th Mar 1972:


Apollo 16 Launch – 16th Apr 1972:


Apollo 16 Moon Landing Delay – 20th Apr 1972:


Apollo 16 Moon Landing – 20th Apr 1972:


Apollo 16 Moon Space Walk – 25th Apr 1972:


Apollo 16 Spashdown & Recovery – 27th Apr 1972:


Secret Satellite KH-8 35 – 20th May 1972:


Secret Satellite KH-4B 17 – 25th May 1972:


Intelsat-4 5 – 13th Jun 1972:


Hexagon 3 / Ursala 1 – 7th Jul 1972:


Skylab Medical Experiments Altitude Test – 26th Jul 1972:


OAO 3 / Copernicus – 21st Aug 1972:


KH-8 36 – 1st Sep 1972:


Explorer 47 / IMP 9 – 25th Sep 1972:


ITOS D – 15th Oct 1972:


ANIK 1 – 9th Nov 1972:


ANIK 1 – 10th Nov 1972:


ESRO 4 – 21st Nov 1972:


Apollo 17 Launch – 7th Dec 1972:


Apollo 17 Moon Landing – 11th Dec 1972:


Apollo 17 First EVA – 11th Dec 1972:


Nimbus 5 – 10th Dec 1972:


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:


Secret Satellites Rhyolite 2 / Aquacade 2 – 6th Mar 1973:


Pioneer 11 Launch – 5th Apr 1973:


Skylab / Saturn 5 Rollout – 16th Apr 1973:


Skylab Launch – 14th May 1973:

(One cover is thermographic, one cover is printed):


10th Anniversary / Project Mercury MA-9 – 15th May 1973:


Skylab Astronauts Training – 17th May 1973:


Skylab First Crewed Mission Launch – 25th May 1973:


Astronauts Enter Skylab Space Station – 26th May 1973:


Skylab Conrad & Kerwin Spacewalk – 7th Jun 1973:


Explorer 49 – 10th Jun 1973:


Skylab III Rollout – 11th Jun 1973:


Skylab Astronauts Practice in Neutral Bouyancy Tank – 22nd Jun 1973:
(One cover is thermographic, one cover is printed)


Skylab Recovery – 22nd Jun 1973:


Skylab Second Manned Launch – 28th Jul 1973:


Skylab Second Crew Docking – 28th Jul 1973:


Skylab Second Crew Spacewalk – 6th Aug 1973:


Skylab SL-4 Rollout – 14th Aug 1973:


Intelsat IV F-7 – 24th Aug 1973:


Skylab Astronauts Return – 25th Sep 1973:


Mariner 10 Launch – 3rd Nov 1973:


Skylab 3rd Manned Launch – 16th Nov 1973:


Skylab Emergency Rollout – 3rd Dec 1973:


Pioneer 10 Jupiter Fly-By – 3rd Dec 1973:


Explorer 51 – 15th Dec 1973:


Skylab Christmas Space Walk – 25th Dec 1973:


1974  |  Back to Year choices

Skylab 3 Splashdown – 8th Feb 1974:


Skylab Emergency Rocket Rollback – 14th Feb 1974:


United Kingdom Experimental Spacecraft – 8th Mar 1974:


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


Space Shuttle Port Ground Breaking – 1st Apr 1974:


WESTAR 1 – 13th Apr 1974:


Skylab / First Day of Issue – 14th May 1974:


ATS 6 – 30th May 1974:


Explorer 52 / Hawkeye – 3rd Jun 1974:


Aeros B – 16th Jul 1974:


KH-9 9 / Raquel 1 / S3 1 – 30th Aug 1974:


WESTAR 2 – 11th Oct 1974:


Triple Launch / ITOS G / INTASAT / OSCAR 7 – 15th Nov 1974:


Intelsat IV F8 – 21st/22nd Nov 1974:


British Skynet 2 Placed Into Orbit – 22nd Nov 1974:


Pioneer 11 Passes Within 26600 Miles of Jupiter – 3rd Dec 1974:


Helios A – 10th Dec 1974:


Symphonie 1 – 18th Dec 1974:


1975  |  Back to Year choices

SMS 2 Satellite Launch – 6th Feb 1975:


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


Intelsat IV F6 – 20th Feb 1975:


Pioneer / First Day of Issue – 28th Feb 1975:


Mariner 10 / First Day of Issue – 4th Apr 1975:


GEOS C – 9th Apr 1975:


ANIK 3 – 7th May 1975:


DSCS-2 5 / DSCS-2 6 [FAILURE] – 20th May 1975:


Intelsat IV-1 – 22nd May 1975:


Nimbus 6 – 12th Jun 1975:


Canyon 6 – 18th Jun 1975:


OSO 8 – 21st Jun 1975:
(One cover is thermographic, one cover is printed)


Apollo-Soyuz Countdown Demonstration Test – 3rd Jul 1975:


Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Launch – 15th Jul 1975:


Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Splashdown – 24th Jul 1975:


Viking 1 Launch – 20th/21st Aug 1975:


Symphonie B – 26th Aug 1975:


Viking 2 Launch – 9th Sep 1975:


GOES 1 – 16th Oct 1975:


Explorer 55 – 19th Nov 1975:


Secret Satellite KH-9 11 – 5th Dec 1975:


1976  |  Back to Year choices

Helios B – 15th Jan 1976:


CTS Satellite – 19th Jan 1976:


Intelsat IVA F2 – 29th Jan 1976:


Marisat A – 19th Feb 1976:


SOLRAD – 14th Mar 1976:


RCA Satcom B – 26th Mar 1976:


NATO 3A – 22nd Apr 1976:


LAGEOS – 4th May 1976:


NASA Space Shuttle Port / First Landing on KSC’s Shuttle Runway – 21st May 1976:


Opening Day Bicentennial Expo on Science & Technology – 30th May 1976:


Marisat B – 9th Jun 1976:


Viking 1 Orbiting Mars – 19th Jun 1976:


Palapa A – 8th Jul 1976:


ITOS H – 29th Jul 1976:


Viking 2 Enters Mars Orbit – 7th Aug 1976:


Viking 2 Lands on Mars – 3rd Sep 1976:


First Shuttle Orbiter ‘Enterprise’ Rollout – 17th Sep 1976:


International Space Hall of Fame Dedication – 5th Oct 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 Second Unmanned Captive Flight – 22nd 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:


Secret Satellites DSCS-2 7/8 – 12th May 1977:


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


In Memory of Wernher von Braun – 16th Jun 1977:


Space Shuttle / Second Manned Captive Flight – 28th Jun 1977:


First Day of Space Shuttle Pictorial Cancel – 1st Jul 1977:


Huntsville AL Pictorial Cancel – 5th Jul 1977:


GMS 1 – 14th Jul 1977:


Space Shuttle / First Static Firing of Solid Rocket Booster – 18th Jul 1977:


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


Voyager 2 / Titan Centaur Rocket – 13th Aug 1977:


Voyager 2 Launch – 20th Aug 1977:


Sirio – 25th Aug 1977:


Voyager 1 – 5th Sep 1977:


Space Shuttle First External Tank Rolled Out – 9th Sep 1977:


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


Intelsat IVA F-5 – 29th Sep 1977:


Space Shuttle Manned Free Flight / 4th Flight of Enterprise – 12th Oct 1977:


ISEE 1/2 – 22nd Oct 1977:


Space Shuttle Manned Free Flight / 5th Flight of Enterprise – 26th Oct 1977:


Secret Satellite Aquacade 3 – 12th Dec 1977:


Japan CS (First Japanese Communication Satellite) – 14th Dec 1977:


1978  |  Back to Year choices

Intelsat IVA F3 – 6th Jan 1978:


NASA 747 / OV 101 Ferry Flight – 10th Mar 1978:


NASA 747 / OV 101 Ferry Flight – 13th Mar 1978:


Pioneer Venus-A Spacecraft Delivered to Cape Canaveral – 15th Mar 1978:


Secret Satellites DSCS-2 9/10 – 25th Mar 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:


Space Shuttle Orbiter 101 Raised into Dynamic Test Stand – 23rd Apr 1978:


OTS B – 11th May 1978:


Shuttle Orbiter Vibration Test – 30th May 1978:


GOES 3 – 16th Jun 1978:


Comstar D3 – 29th Jun 1978:


Viking FDC – 20th Jul 1978:


Pioneer Venus Multiprobe – 8th Aug 1978:


ISEE C – 12th Aug 1978:


President Carter Presents Congressional Space Medal of Honor to Astronauts – 1st Oct 1978:


Space Shuttle All Elements Mated – 6th Oct 1978:


Space Shuttle Vibration Test Second Phase – 20th Oct 1978:


HEAO 2 – 13th Nov 1978:


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


Pioneer Venus Probe Passes by Venus – 9th 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:


Space Shuttle Enterprise Flight from MSFC to KSC – 10th Apr 1979:


Space Shuttle Pathfinder Test – 1st May 1979:


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


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


Space Shuttle Columbia Last Main Engine Arrives at KSC – 31st Jul 1979:


Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs KSC for Edwards AFB CA – 10th Aug 1979:


Space Shuttle Columbia Hot Fire Tests – 1st Nov 1979:


Space Shuttle Engines First Successful Full-Duration Test – 17th Dec 1979:


1980  |  Back to Year choices

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


SBS-A Launch – 15th Nov 1980:


Space Shuttle Columbia Roll-Over From Orbiter Processing Facility to VAB – 24th Nov 1980:


Intelsat V – 6th Dec 1980:


NASA Divers Practise Rescue Missions on Mock Shuttle – 15th Dec 1980:


Space Shuttle Columbia Rollout – 29th Dec 1980:


1981  |  Back to Year choices

Simulated Retrieval Operations by the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Booster Recovery Ships Liberty & Freedom – 19th Feb 1981:


Space Shuttle Columbia Flight Readiness Firing – 20th Feb 1981:


Space Shuttle Columbia Final Flight Rehearsal – 19th Mar 1981 [appears to be a GOES 5 launch cachet underneath ?]:


Space Shuttle STS-1 Launch Scrubbed – 10th Apr 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-1 Launch – 12th Apr 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-1 Solid Rocket Boosters Recovered in the Atlantic – 12th Apr 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-1 Solid Rocket Boosters Towed into Port Canaveral FL – 13th Apr 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-1 Return to Earth – 14th Apr 1981:


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


Space Shuttle Columbia Returns to KSC from Edwards AFB – 28th Apr 1981:


United States Space Achievements – 21st May 1981:


GOES 5 – 22nd May 1981:


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


Space Shuttle STS-2 Rollout to Launch Pad 39 – 31st Aug 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-2 Final Countdown Begins – 31st Oct 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-2 Launch – 12th Nov 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-2 First Test of the Remote Manipulator – 12th Nov 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-2 Solid Rocket Boosters Seperate – 13th Nov 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-2 Returns to Earth – 14th Nov 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:


Intelsat V-D Launch – 4th Mar 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-3 Final Countdown Begins – 18th Mar 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-3 Launch – 22nd Mar 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-3 Landing Diverted to WSMR NM / Bad Weather at Edwards AFB CA – 30th Mar 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-4 Rollout to Launch Pad 39 – 26th May 1981:


Space Shuttle STS-4 Military Payload DOD 82-1 Loaded into Cargo Bay – 4th Jun 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-4 Launch – 27th Jun 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-4 Landing – 4th Jul 1982:


Space Shuttle Challenger Arrives at KSC to Join Fleet – 5th Jul 1982:


Space Shuttle Columbia Returns to KSC After STS-4 Mission – 15th Jul 1982:


ANIK D1 Launch – 26th Aug 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-5 Rollout to Launch Pad 39A – 21st Sep 1982:


Space Shuttle SBS 3 & ANIK C1 Aboard Columbia – 18th Oct 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-5 Final Countdown Begins – 7th Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-5 Launch – 11th Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-5 / SBS 3 Launched from Shuttle – 11th Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-5 / ANIK C1 Launched from Shuttle – 12th Nov 1982:


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


Space Shuttle STS-5 Landing – 16th Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-5 Ferrying – 22nd Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-6 Rollout to Launch Pad 39A – 30th Nov 1982:


Space Shuttle STS-6 Flight Readiness Firing – 18th Dec 1982:


1983  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle STS-6 Countdown Simulation – 11th Jan 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-6 Launch – 4th Apr 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-6 Spacewalk – 7th Apr 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-6 Landing – 9th Apr 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-7 Launch – 18th Jun 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-7 / ANIK C2 Launched from Shuttle – 18th Jun 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-7 / Palapa B1 Launched from Shuttle – 19th Jun 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-7 Landing Diverted from KSC to Edwards AFB CA – 24th Jun 1983:


Satcom 1R Placed Into Orbit – 28th Jun 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-9 Rollout to Launch Pad 39 – 28th Sep 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-9 Launch Delayed – 17th Oct 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-9 Second Rollout – 8th Nov 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-9 Launch – 28th Nov 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-9 / Spacelab Activated Aboard Space Shuttle Columbia – 28th Nov 1983:


Space Shuttle STS-9 Landing at Edwards AFB CA – 8th Dec 1983:


1984  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle STS-41-B / WESTAR 6 Launched from Shuttle – 3rd Feb 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-B / Palapa B2 Launched from Shuttle – 6th Feb 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-C Launch – 6th Apr 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-C / Failed to Retrieve Malfunctioning Solar Max Satellite – 8th Apr 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-C / Astronauts Retrieve Malfunctioning Solar Max Satellite – 10th Apr 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-C Landing – 13th Apr 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D Rollout to Launch Pad 39 – 19th May 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D First Flight Readiness Firing – 2nd Jun 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D Second Rollout – 9th Aug 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D Launch – 30th Aug 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D / SBS D Launched from Shuttle – 30th Aug 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D / Syncom IV-2 Launched from Shuttle – 31st Aug 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-D / Telstar 3-C Launched from Shuttle – 1st Sep 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-G Rollout – 21st Sep 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-G / Earth Radiation Budget Satellite Deployed – 5th Oct 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-G / Astronaut Kathy Sullivan First American Woman to Walk in Space – 11th Oct 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-41-G Landing at KSC – 13th Oct 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-51-A Launch – 8th Nov 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-51-A / ANIK D2 (Telesat H) Launched from Shuttle – 9th Nov 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-51-A / Syncom IV-1 (Leasat 1) Launched from Shuttle – 10th Nov 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-51-A / Astronauts Retrieve Wayward Palapa B2 Satellite – 12th Nov 1984:


NATO 3D Satellite Launched – 13th Nov 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-51-A / Astronauts Retrieve Wayward WESTAR 6 Satellite – 14th Nov 1984:


Space Shuttle STS-51-A Landing at KSC – 16th Nov 1984:


1985  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle STS-51-C Launch – 24th Jan 1985:


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


Space Shuttle STS-51-C Landing – 27th Jan 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-D / ANIK C1 (Telesat I) Deployed – 12th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle Atlantis Leaves CA to Join the Fleet – 12th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle Atlantis Arrives in FL to Join the Fleet – 13th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-D / Leasat 3 (Syncom IV-3) Deployed – 13th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-D Landing – 19th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-B Launch – 29th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-B / Spacelab 3 Activated Aboard the Space Shuttle – 29th Apr 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-B Landing – 6th May 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-G Launch – 17th Jun 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-G / MORELOS-A Placed Into Orbit from the Shuttle – 17th Jun 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-G / Arabsat-A Placed Into Orbit from the Shuttle – 18th Jun 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-G / Telstar 3D Placed Into Orbit from the Shuttle – 19th Jun 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-G Landing – 24th Jun 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-F Launch – 29th Jul 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-F Payload Specialists – 29th Jul 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-F Landing – 6th Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-I Launch – 27th Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-I / Aussat Satellite Deployed – 27th Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-I / ASC-1 Satellite Deployed – 27th Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-I / Syncom IV-4 Satellite Deployed – 29th Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-J Rollout – 30th Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-I EVA – 31st Aug 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-I Landing – 3rd Sep 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-J Final Test – 12th Sep 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-51-J Landing – 7th Oct 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-A Launch – 30th Oct 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-A Launch – 30th Oct 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-A Landing – 6th Nov 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-B Launch – 26th Nov 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-B / Morelos B Satellite – 27th Nov 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-B / Aussat 2 Satellite – 27th Nov 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-B / Satcom KU 2 Satellite – 28th Nov 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-B EVA Ease-Access Experiments – 1st Dec 1985:


Space Shuttle STS-61-B Landing – 3rd Dec 1985:


1986  |  Back to Year choices

Space Shuttle STS-61-C Launch – 12th Jan 1986:


Space Shuttle STS-61-C / Satcom K1 Released Into Orbit from Shuttle – 12th Jan 1986:


Space Shuttle STS-61-C Landing – 18th Jan 1986:


1989  |  Back to Year choices

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