Space News
space history and artifacts articles

Messages
space history discussion forums

Sightings
worldwide astronaut appearances

Resources
selected space history documents

Websites
related space history websites

  collectSPACE: Messages
  Stamps & Covers
  collectSPACE mention in Linn's Stamp News

Post New Topic  Post A Reply
profile | register | preferences | faq | search

next newest topic | next oldest topic
Author Topic:   collectSPACE mention in Linn's Stamp News
micropooz
Member

Posts: 1239
From: Washington, DC, USA
Registered: Apr 2003

posted 11-22-2011 03:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for micropooz   Click Here to Email micropooz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just got my Nov. 28 Linn's Stamp News (the main weekly news journal for stamp collectors) and on page 2 is an article entitled "China Opens Post Office in Space and at Beijing Aerospace Center". This parrots the Xinhua news release, except for two interesting paragraphs:
Collectspace (sic), an online publication for people interested in space history and artifacts, reports that Russia also has a post office in space.

This Russian post office originated in the 1970's and remains in operation on the International Space Station. The Collectspace report calls it a 'makeshift' post office the 'consists primarily of a postmark device that is only used in space.

We got some good PR from Linn's...

All times are CT (US)

next newest topic | next oldest topic

Administrative Options: Close Topic | Archive/Move | Delete Topic
Post New Topic  Post A Reply
Hop to:

Contact Us | The Source for Space History & Artifacts

Copyright 1999-2012 collectSPACE.com All rights reserved.


Ultimate Bulletin Board 5.47a





advertisement