The front cover of this four page, glossy folder displays iconic imagery from the Apollo XV mission, with the Lunar Roving Vehicle - the first lunar surface extravehicular activity taking centre stage. Inside you will gain incredible insight into the missions displayed on all eight stamps, with issue text written by former director of the Johnson Space Center - George Abbey.
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Product Code: YC41
All eight intricately detailed, mint condition stamps from this phenomenal collection are perfectly showcased within this four page, glossy folder.
Alongside the stamps, the beauty of space and the astounding technological advancements that have proved pivotal within the lunar programmes of the past 50 years are brilliantly captured through the use of imagery and issue text which has been written by former director of the Johnson Space Center, George Abbey.
Also featured is iconic imagery and detailed insight into the missions displayed on the stamps including;
1st Class Value (1): Missions Operation Control Room during post-recovery procedures of Apollo 13.
1st Class Value (2): Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. holding a portable workbench during the mission's second extravehicular activity on the surface of the Moon.
EU Value (1): Astronaut James B. Irwin and the Lunar Roving Vehicle during the first Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity.
EU Value (2): Apollo 16 lunar module pilot, Charles M. Duke Jr stands adjacent to “House Rock”. Duke holds a sample bag in his hand, and a lunar surface rake leans against the large boulder.
Large Letter Value (1): Scientist-astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt (the only geologist to have ever visited the Moon), is photographed standing next to a lunar boulder at the Taurus-Littrow landing site.
Large Letter Value (2): An overhead view of the Skylab Space Station, taken from the Departing Skylab Command/Service Module during final fly-around inspection.
Rest of World Value (1): Fish-eye view of the Space Shuttle Atlantis as seen from the Russian Mir space station during the STS-71 mission.
Rest of World (2): An image of the International Space Station photographed from the space shuttle Atlantis as the orbiting complex and the shuttle performed their relative separation in the early hours of 19th July 2011.
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