PROJECT MERCURY - TO PUT A MAN IN SPACE
Project Mercury: To Put a Man in Space – This exhibit was a two frame astrophilatelic exhibit prepared for NAPEX 2011. It evolved from my earlier “Display Class” exhibit of the same name.
Significant covers include:
- X-2 rocketplane flown cover
- Cover flown by Joe Kittinger on a zero-g simulation in 1958
- Spacecraft Cachet #1x1 (MR-1, 25 made)
- Spacecraft Cachet #1x2 (MR-2, 30 made)
- MR-2 USS Warrington SRF (63 made)
- Spacecraft Cachet #3b (MR-3 PC Hand Cancel)
- MR-3 USS Lake Champlain PRS on ship’s stationary cover
- Spacecraft Cachet #7a (MR-4 PC Hand Cancel)
- Spacecraft Cachet #9 (MR-4 Special Issue, 50 made)
- MA-4 USS Decatur PRS on ship’s stationary cover
- MA-7 USS John R. Pierce capsule recovery cover
- MA-8 USS Kearsarge PRS Captain’s Cover
- MA-9 USS Kearsarge PRS Captain’s Cover.