Gnome Chompski Goes Into Space

Gnome Chompski Goes Into Space A Gnome goes into space. It was launched onboard Rocket Lab`s Electron rocket from the Mahia Launch Complex 1A from New Zealand. It was launched on November 20. 2020 on Electron`s 16th flight. The mission name was `Return To Sender` which was a reference to its attempt to recover the …

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Earths Second Moon

Earths Second Moon We all know that the Earth has a Moon which on most nights we can look up into the sky and see it in its different phases. Occasionally the Earth has more than one moon. Asteroids can come close to the Earth and become captured by the Earths gravity and trapped for …

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Asteroid Day 2021 Stamp

Asteroid Day 2021 Stamp Post Luxembourg Philately have produced a stamp and postcard to celebrate 2021 Asteroid Day on June 30. This time the stamp is in 3D and 3D glasses are included for every customer that buys the stamp and postcard.  The asteroid featured is Ryugu which the Japanese Hayabusa 2 spacecraft visited. Dr …

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Tinwen 1

Mars – A Planet Of Robots POR-13 Tianwen 1 Lands From its launch through its journey to Mars China`s spacecraft combination has been called Tianwen 1. Now the lander and astromobile or rover have been named; lander is called Tianwen 1 while the rover has been given the name Zhurong. Tianwen 1 has been orbiting …

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Julio Garavito Armero

Julio Garavito Armero Julio Garavito Armero (January 5. 1865 – March 11. 1920) was a Columbian mathematician and astronomer. In 1892 he was the Director of the National Astronomical Observatory. As an astronomer of the observatory, he undertook many scientific investigations such as calculating the latitude of Bogotá, studies about the comets which passed by …

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Ireland’s Moon Landing Stamps

Ireland’s Moon Landing Stamps An Post, the postal service of Ireland issued four stamps on July 4. 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing and U. S. astronauts with Irish ancestry. They acknowledged four American astronauts with Irish ancestry. The 1 Euro stamps are only valid for postage within Ireland. Neil …

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China`s Aerospace Development

China`s Aerospace Development Souvenir stamp sheet with 2 $10 circular stamps embedded scheduled for issue in the first half of 2022. Aerospace is one of the most challenging high-tech fields today. Since 2016, April 24 has been designated as “China Space Day”, and events related to the aerospace theme will be held every year. With …

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