Designed by Glazier Design, this set of eight remarkable stamps celebrates the people involved in lunar exploration and the technology of the missions of the past 50 years.
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Around the perimeter of each of these incredible stamps sits an iconic quote, the names of the crew members and the GPS coordinates of the locations in which the images were taken when man stepped foot on the Moon. This addition to the stamp design draws inspiration from the mathematical and scientific aspects of lunar exploration.
1st Class Value (1): Missions Operation Control Room during post-recovery ceremonies 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 during Apollo 14.
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 sit during Apollo 17.
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 taken from the Space Shuttle Atlantis as the orbiting complex and the Shuttle performed their relative separation.
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