(Members may find the following items and people useful. Their listing does not imply either recommendation from nor endorsement by the Space Topic Study Unit)
Espace Lollini - click on New Issues or similar : includes some illustrations
JPL Stamp Club - all about JPL Stamp Club covers and more
Weebau - click on new emissions
General Regulations for Exhibits & Special Regulations for Astrophilately Exhibits can be obtained by clicking on the regulations button on the left side of the opening page
American Air Mail Society
Astro Space Stamp Society
Belgian astrophilatelist club - BFV Cosmos
Internationaler Aero-Philatelisten Club
Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Aérophilatéliques (FISA)
FIP Astrophilately Section
Society of Space Philatelists in Switzerland GWP
Joseph Luft's Philatelic Resource - The Most Extensive List of Philatelic Links on the Net
filatelie-verenigingen.pagina.nl - A list of philatelic pages and organisations on the Web (note: generally is in Dutch but many of the Organisations and pages are in English)
USPS Postmarks - Click on the Issue Year, then the Issue Number, then Philately in the left-hand panel and scroll down until you reach the postmarks.
Linn's Writer's Guidelines - General guidelines for writing an article for Linn's Stamp News magazine
JJF's Philatelic Links
The Stamp Collecting Guide - Nice collection of links & articles on stamps
AskPhil - Created by the Collectors Club of Chicago (CCC) as a valuable resource for reference data required by stamp collectors and postal historians. Has a great range of valuable information and World Wide contacts, including an excellent question and answer section.
Stamp Collecting Guide - and a useful list of links (try this for Australian Stamp Dealers)
Philatelic Links - Space Related
NASA's 'The Space Educator's Handbook' - Space Stamps in colour
Space and Astronomy Stamps - Edward A. Locke's page
The StampCircuit Club - Includes a philatelic search engine plus links
Collect Space - A useful site that contains a wealth of resources to do with collecting space memorabilia including space covers and stamps
Beck Naval Covers - A most comprehensive site devoted to the 1000+ covers designed by Morris Beck including Recovery Ship Covers. It includings all known basic covers plus crew covers, varieties, printing errors and more. An absolute must see for all Recovery Ship collectors.
Don Hillger - Unmanned Satellite Covers - a wonderful site which is an index to checklists of Un-Manned Satellite Philately, either by general discipline/category of satellite, OR by specific satellite or satellite series. Started in 2001, the site now has over 140 pages and over 12,000 images!
NASA Local Post & Space City Cover Society- a very useful site documenting SCCS covers and NASA Local Post stamps including downloadable catalogs.
collectSPACE - Various message boards plus much more
China Space Souvenirs - brief information of Chinese Space History as well as China's First Space Shuttle "Shen Zhou" Commemoratives - An English version is available using the button at lower left. Note that this site can be difficult to get to and sometimes pages only partly load.
Astronaut Autopen Guide!!! - A comprehensive guide to machine produced Astronaut signatures
Another Autopen Guide! - An even more comprehensive Astronaut autopen guide
More Space Patches
National Space Society - USA
National Space Society - Australia
The Planetary Society - USA
The British Interplanetary Society- Great Britain
The Association of Space Explorers
Petr Chytka - an extremely well done site which lists space stamps from many countries and has useful links to other sites
Bruce Cranford - Space Covers: Dictionary & Identifier, Year 2006 Edition - an introduction to the latest edition of a most valuable publication plus a list of many cachets that have appeared over the years on covers.
Dennis Dillman - My Favorite Covers- a nice site showing a range of interesting covers with associated information including a great MR-3 Lake Champlain cover
Jim Hill - Woomera History and Covers
Don Hillger - Unmanned Satellite Covers - see above in Philatelic Links - Space Related
Richard Jackson - List of Space Books
Robert Link - Autographs
Allan Putterman - LightYears Space Philately
Ross Smith - Challenger & Columbia Memorial Page - lists covers and stamps issued for the STS-51L and STS-107 missions
Ross Smith - Recovery Ship Cover & Postmark Varieties - a comprehensive site which lists all known Recovery Ships and the covers issued including cachet varieties, postmark varieties & other interesting covers for the US Manned Space Program
Ross Smith - Australian Space Stamps, Postmarks & Associated Items - lists all know Australia Space stamps, FDCs and postmarks
Cindy Schellenberg - includes links to Space Web pages
Alec Bartos - Everything connected with the stamps he has designed
Chris Calle - Chris & Paul Calle's Space Art including US stamp designs
Astro-Postal History - has over 300,000 Space covers for sale
Florian Noller - Spaceflori
Joe Frasketi's Space Covers
Liberty Bell 7 Space Covers
Space Books autographed by Astronauts
Robert C. Rank - (Space Voyager Covers)
545 - 41st Street,
StampFinder - Central marketplace for collectors and dealers to interact & links
eBay - A Personal Trading Community includes many categories including 'Stamps and Coins' - suggest you use the search facility for more specific lists such as 'Space Shuttle'.
Aurora Galleries International - A new firm dedicated to Space & Aviation Memorabilia
Regency Superior - A leading auctioneer in tthe sale of classic postage Stamps, Coins, Sports and Space Memorabilia.
R.R. Auction - Large autograph auctioneer just started including Space autograph auctions.
Harmer-Schau Auctions - An auction firm that carries out Space auctions
Village Stamp Windows Database Software - Village Stamp is a full featured database system that helps you track your stamp collection. Village Stamp incorporates a powerful search engine, a versatile report writer, easy data entry, context sensitive help, full customization, data graphing, an album view, a spreadsheet view, multiple image support, Internet Search and much more. You can download a demo from the site.
Space Stamp and Cover Catalogues - see separate page
Books on Space Collectibles - see separate page
S_P Korolev Rocket & Space Corp. Energia - a useful site with the latest info and photos from the Russian Space program.
International Spacecraft and Launch Vehicle Names Glossary - A comprehensive listing of spacecraft or launch vehicle names and an extremely valuable resource.
STS Press Kits online - New NASA Service
Latest Shuttle Crew's Own Homepage!
NASA's Home Page
NASA's Kennedy Space Center Home Page
NASA's Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex - Australia
JPL's Mars Pathfinder Home Page
The Australian Telescope National Facility (ATNF)
Mark Wade's Encyclopedia Astronautica
All About UK Space
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) includes latest on search for Lunar water
Lunar Prospector Home Page - Ice on the Moon
Australian Space Information - Useful Site for What's happening in Australia
Australian Space Research Institute - Includes Recent Aussie Space Projects and some history
Space Links - A well done listing of some useful Space sites on the Web - mainly NASA
Indian Space Organisation (ISRO) Web Site
"Dragonfly" - The crisis aboard MIR by Bryan Burrough published by Harper Collins Books. It is on sale on line at Barns & Noble for $18. regularly $26.95
Jane's Books, Jane's Publishing Company Ltd. - eg. Jane's Spaceflight Directory edited by Reginald Turnill; Solar System Log, by A Wilson; Manned Spaceflight Log and Space Shuttle Log both by Tim Furniss
The History of Rockery & Astronautics, Vols 1-15 - series by American
Men & Women of Space, Univelt Publication, Douglas B. Hawthorne - May be out of print. Very comprehensive up to 1992.
The History of Manned Space Flight by David Baker - Huge and very comprehensive. Mainly covers the period late 1950's to ASTP.
The Soviet Cosmonaut Team Vols. 1 & 2 by Gordon Hooper - Vol 2 seems to be up to 1990 and includes Cosmonaut Biographies
Fire across the Desert - Woomera and the Anglo-Australian Joint Project 1946-1980 by Peter Morton - The definite reference on Woomera. Commissoned and published by the Australian Department of Defense (almost 600 pages with lots of photos and diagrams).
On Mars - Exploration of the red planet 1958-1978 by Edward and Linda Ezell - one of NASA's excellent and comprehensive books (500+ pages).
The Soviet Manned Space Programme - by Phillip Clark, Salamander books Ltd, 1988 : ISBN:0-86101-369-7. In English: An illustrated history of the men, the missions and the spacecraft.
Baikonour: La porte des étoiles - SEP (in french) Armand Colin, Paris, 1994 : ISBN: 2-200-21546-0. A history of the space cosmodrome from the beginning with magnificant photo's.
L'astronautique soviétique - by Christian Lardier ( in french), Armand Colin, Paris 1992 : ISBN: 2-200-21151-1.
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