Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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USA  1998 US Space Shuttle - Stamps with Hidden Image

  Issue date 09 & 19 November 1998

NASA's space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981. Starting with Columbia and continuing with Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour, the spacecraft has carried people into orbit repeatedly, launched, recovered and repaired satellites, conducted cutting-edge research and built the largest structure in space, the International Space Station. 

The final space shuttle mission, STS-135, ended July 21, 2011 when Atlantis rolled to a stop at its home port, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 

Priority Mail rate stamp $3.20 which features a picture of the Space Shuttle landing was issued on 9 November 1998. A Definitive Express Mail stamp $11.75 featuring a Space Shuttle riding Piggyback on a modified Boeing 747 airplane was also issued on 19 November 1998.

Hidden Image on both the stamps using the USPS stamp decoder: "ENTERPRISE/COLUMBIA/CHALLENGER/ATLANTIS/ ENDEAVOR/DISCOVERY" featuring the names of all the Space Shuttles.

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