MONACOSAT – a satellite of future generations

March 14th, 2015 got to know that Monaco Post is to celebrate a special event in history of the country – a launching of the other satellite with a special stamp. The item depicts the satellite itself. The stamp has been already designed and is to be put into circulation on the 23d of March.

A communications satellite or comsat is an artificial satellite sent to space for the purpose of telecommunications. This type of satellite will soon be launched into the Principality of Monaco's 52°E orbital position.

The satellite will cover an area extending from China to the Ocean and as far as Siberia, encompassing 3 billion people.