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Space Achievements 1981, 8v
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Space Achievements 1981, 8v
Category: Commemorative Stamps
Tags: Space | Achievements | 1981|
Stamp Title:
Space Achievements 1981, 8v
Issue Year:
1981  
Date of Issue:
21st May, 1981  
Size:
Face Value:
18c x 8 
Stanley Gibbons Catalogue No:
1886-93  
Scott Catalogue No:
1912-18
Printer:
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing 
Issue Copies:
42,227,375 
Designer(s):
Robert T. McCall
Theme(s):
Space & Rocket
Description:
Space Achievements 1981.

This block of eight stamps was issued to celebrate the great achievements made by man in the field of space exploration. The individual stamps recall great moments that occurred during the United States crusade into the unknown. Those highlights include the walk on the moon and the development of the Columbia space shuttle and Skylab. These issues also honor the advancement of telescopes and satellites, which allow us to study the planets and communicate with countries around the globe.