• March 29th, 2018

    First American woman in space honored by USPS. Sally Ride is getting her own Forever stamp

    Sally Ride is the first America’s woman in space. She inspired the nation as a pioneering astronaut, brilliant scientist, and dedicated educator. To honor this outstanding personality USPS has prepared for issuing a special Forever stamp that depicts the astronaut at the time of her first spaceflight in June 1983 set against a backdrop of the space shuttle lifting off.  Sally Ride is n ...
  • July 28th, 2016

    Pluto stamp earns world record for traveling 3 billion miles. Stamp collectors are more than excited!

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform our readers the exciting news from the world of philately. Who could guess that the tiny piece of paper will enter the Guinness Book of World Record? And it has really happened! Pluto: Not Yet Explored stamp traveled more than 3 billion miles on a spacecraft to the dwarf planet has earned the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS achievement for the farthest distance tra ...
  • April 17th, 2016

    55th anniversary of the first human flight into space… One bright stamp released by Russian Post

    2016 marks the 55th anniversary of the first human flight into space, a remarkable date for the Russian cosmonautics. To commemorate this occasion Rusmarka has released a special commemorative stamp depicting the portrait of world-famous Yuri Gagarin. FindYourStampsValue.com invites our readers to appreciate this historically meaningful stamp. The stamp celebrates 75 years of the birth of Yuri Gag ...
  • July 25th, 2015

    The U.S. stamp traveled further than any stamp has traveled before…

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know exciting info from the world of philately. A 1991 U.S. stamp featuring Pluto is headed to the dwarf planet on board NASA's New Horizons robotic probe, which will soon render the phrase featured on the stamp, "Pluto: Not Yet Explored". The phrase, which first appeared in 1991 along the bottom of a 29-cent U.S. postage stamp depicting Pluto, is now affixed – in th ...
  • July 22nd, 2015

    A special Apollo 11 cover could fetch about US$8900 at auction

    FindYourStampsValue.com has received an interesting info: an 'insurance' stamp covering Buzz Aldrin for the Apollo 11 moon landing is expected to fetch £5700 (US$8900) at auction. If you want to have this philatelic item in your collection, hurry up to buy it. The situation is explained by the following reason: the Apollo missions were considered so dangerous that it was impossible for the astrona ...
  • January 26th, 2015

    A fascinating history of the unique stamp that was created on the Moon!

    FindYourStampsValue.com got interesting info: according to Postal Museum of Smithsonian Institution the stamp, released on September 9, 1969, was made from the same master die that the astronauts took with them to the moon. Additionally, it was the largest stamp the United States had issued up to that point. In 1969 during the Apollo 11 moon flight, the astronauts took with them a die of a postage ...
  • November 29th, 2013

    If there were cities on Mars…

    Founder of the Mars Society and popularizer of ideas about Mars colonization, an American aerospace engineer Robert Zubrin told the reporter from "My Planet" about his plan of a manned mission to Mars, Mars Direct. MP (My Planet): I'll start with a general question - the theme of spaceflight has been abandoned for several decades already after its peak in the 60-70s. And now we are back to it agai ...
  • February 13th, 2012

    New Horizons Aims to Put Its Stamp on History

    The flight of NASA's New Horizons to explore the Pluto system in July 2015 will be a historic accomplishment for the U.S. space program, for planetary science, and indeed for all humankind. Plans for the flyby are well under way - and now, so is an effort to petition the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate the historic achievements of New Horizons on a stamp. The mission team launches that petition ...
  • May 8th, 2011

    Mercury astronaut and mission to Mercury featured on new U.S. stamps

    Fifty years after becoming the first U.S. astronaut to fly into space, the late Alan B. Shepard, Jr. was remembered Wednesday with the release of a stamp in his honor. The commemorative postage, which the U.S. Postal Service issued together with another stamp for the first spacecraft to orbit the planet Mercury, is the first ever to show a specific astronaut. The stamps were formally introduced du ...
  • December 31st, 2010

    Paul Calle, Postage Stamp Designer, Is Dead at 82

    Paul Calle, a commercial artist whose most famous work was no bigger than a postage stamp, died on Thursday in Stamford, Conn. Mr. Calle, one of the most highly regarded stamp designers in USA, was 82. A longtime Stamford resident, Mr. Calle designed more than 40 United States stamps, licked by generations of postwar Americans. He was best known for the 10-cent stamp, commissioned by NASA and issu ...