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Orbit Magazine Issue 50 ORBIT is the official quarterly publication of The Society, full of illustrations and informative space stamp and space cover articles, postal auctions, space news, and a new issues guide. (See below for viewing and download links) Orbit Issue 50 - Published June 2001 Contents Orbit 50 Our fiftieth issue and 15th anniversary - Tony Bird. Mercury 3 - 40th anniversary. Helen Sharman - 10th anniversary. Members Profiles - Julius Cacka, Derek Clarke. Apollo 15 Retrospect - Peter Hoffman. Planets and Probes - to Mars : Mars, Mariner, Viking, Pathfinder. Space Veterans #21 - Marsha Ivins. Space Stamp Cachets from East Germany #2 - Ivor Steadman. A Starring Role - constellations #3 - Ian Ridpath.  Intercosmos Retrospect - Mongolia and Rumania in 1981 - Alexander Zheleznyakov. Mail carried by Shen Zhou 1 - Bart Beimers. Chronology of Cosmology #10 - Ryle, Hewish, Penzias, Wilson and Hawking. A Legion of Errors in Millennium space stamps - George Fox. Invitation to ASTRO Stampex in London in September. Guinness Records philatelically illustrated #5 You can view Orbit issue 50 on ISSUU issuu is a free electronic publishing platform for magazines. No need to download and will work on computers, laptops, tablets and mobiles. Please click here to see Orbit issue 50 on issuu Please click here to download Orbit issue 50 in PDF Format (size 44MB) The following files are also in PDF format and are about 10MB in size and are zip files in WinRaR format. You need a WinRaR program to open the files. If you don't have a WinRaR program you can get a free one here. (If you download this program, custom install it and uncheck all the boxes) You have to download all parts of an issue for it to open. Orbit issue 50 has five parts. Orbit issue 50 Part 1 Orbit issue 50 Part 2 Orbit issue 50 Part 3 Orbit issue 50 Part 4 Orbit issue 50 Part 5
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