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2022 Planet Mars (Geneva) - Set

Set
GBP £2.35
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Set
GBP £2.35
Set CTO
GBP £2.35
Miniature Sheet
GBP £1.81
Miniature Sheet CTO
GBP £1.81
Sheetlets
GBP £23.50
Sheetlets CTO
GBP £23.50
Technical details
  • 25.04.2022
  • Sergio Baradat (United Nations)
  • Cartor Security Printing (France)
  • Offset Hexachrome
  • Stamp Size: 30 mm x 40 mm, Sheet Size: 170 mm x 146 mm, Souvenir Sheet – Stamps: 44 mm x 44 mm, Souvenir Sheet Size: 82 mm x 82 mm
  • CHF 1,10, CHF 1,50
Thematics
About Planet Mars (Geneva)

On 24 April 2022, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue six stamps and three souvenir sheets to celebrate human achievements on Planet Mars.As an inseparable celestial companion of Earth, Mars has been a source of curiosity for mankind since time immemorial. The space community has long strived to uncover the mysteries of Mars and has taken exceptional steps forward in 2021. In a historic year for exploration, three missions reached their destinations on and around the Red Planet. This stamp series celebrates those pioneering achievements.The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Mars 2020 mission landed on Mars on 18 February 2021. The Mission includes the Perseverance Rover and the Ingenuity Helicopter. The duration is expected to last at least one Mars year (about 687 Earth days). The objective of the Mission is to seek signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and soil samples for possible return to Earth. The CHF 1,10 stamp features Planet Mars taken by UAE Hope ProbeThe CHF 1,50 stamp features Emirates Mars Mission “Ready to Launch”The CHF 2,00 souvenir sheet features UAE Hope Probe

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