July 17, 2019

U.S. Postal Service to Unveil Apollo 11 First Moon Landing Stamp

Event Set for July 20 in Colorado Springs

Apollo 11 forever stamp Apollo 11 forever stamp


The U, S, Postal Service will unveil the Apollo 11 First Moon Landing Stamp and provide a special pictorial postmark with the stamp.  The event is being held in conjunction with the Space Foundation.


Colorado Springs Postmaster JoLea Quintana
U.S. Astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey


Saturday, July 20, at 10:45 a.m.


Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center
4425 Arrowswest Drive
Colorado Springs CO


The Space Foundation has invited the U.S. Postal Service to participate in its 50th anniversary commemoration of the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969. USPS will unveil the Apollo 11 First .Moon Landing commemorative First-Class stamp and provide a special pictorial postmark.  The Postal Service will have stamps, commemorative envelopes and stamp art for sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NOTE:  The Space Foundation is charging an admission fee for the event.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations



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