New Space Stamps 2012

Joint Issue with China - 1 of 2 stamps issued on Astronomy (may have been issued in late 2011)

San Marino - RTV on satellite

Mali - 50th Anniversary of Vostok 3 & 4

South Africa - South Africa’s role in the field of astronomy - also issued a minisheet

Austria - 100 Years since the Discovery of Cosmic Radiation by Victor F. Hess

Hungary - MASAT - 1 - First Hungarian Satellite

Curaco (formally part of Netherlands Antilles) - Transit of Venus

Grenada Carriacou - 50th anniversary of 'Moon' speech by JFK

Great Britain - Space Science


Portugal - Venus' Solar Transit 2012

Kazakhstan - Space (issued in sheetlets of 10)

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivore) - Wernher Von Braun

Congo Republic - John Glenn's Mercury 6 Flight - Two minisheets were also issued

China - Space Flight

China - Successful Rendezvous Tiangong 1 Shenzhou 9

China - Successful Rendezvous Tiangong 1 Shenzhou 9 Special Blessing from Space

Guinee Republic - 45th anniversary of the first Soyuz flight & the death of pilot Vladimir Komarov

Guinee Republic - Solar Eclipse

Guinee Republic - Mercury & Messenger Spacecraft

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivore) - Death of Neil Armstrong

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivore) - Johannes Kepler

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivore) - Edmond Halley

Palau - 40th anniversary of the end of Apollo Program

Ukraine - 50th anniversary of Vostok 4 (sheetlet of 12)

Burundi - 20th Anniversary of MIR

Burundi - 50th anniversary of the first human space flight.

Latvia - Fridrihs Canders

South Africa - Transit of Venus

Mozambique - John Glenn's Mission in Friendship 7

St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Various Anniversaries

Turks & Caicos - - John Glenn's Mission in Friendship 7

Democratic Republic of the Congo - The Olympics & Satellites

Mali - Last Shuttle Flight & 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

French Antarctic Territories - 50th anniversary CNES - 2 of 5 stamps

Uganda - 50 Anniversary of Yuri Gargarin's Flight

Hong Kong
Hong Kong - Solar Eclipse

Russia - 125th birth anniversary of F.A. Zander




Italy - Astronomical Observatories

Namibia - 20 Years of Telecom


Chad - 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Space Center

Bulgaria - The Grand Parade of the Planets

Central African Republic - First Chinese woman in space - part of a series of Space related issues

- On March 8 Madagascar issued 4 stamps and a sheetlet of 4 stamps to commemorate several deep Space probes
- On April 1 the Congo Democratic Republic issued a sheetlet of 4 stamps as a tribute to Jules Verne
- On April 4 Saint Vincent Grenadines Mustique issued a sheetlet of 4 stamps plus 5 stamps for the 50th anniversary of John Glenn’s Mercury space flight on Friendship 7
- On April 12 Somaliland issued a sheetlet of six stamps to celebrate the History of USSR in Space showing three Cosmonauts and three spacecraft
- On May 10 Rwanda issued 4 sheetlets of 4 stamps each for 50th anniversary of CNES and other Space related events
- On May 17 Malawi issued 4 stamps and a sheetlet of 4 stamps for the 50th anniversary of CNES


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