ALPHA21-1/2 : 2 FDC SpaceX Crew-2 launch+docking "Mission Alpha 2021 PESQUET"
N ° ALPHA21-1 / 2: 2 FDC "Mission Alpha ESA 2021 - French astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard the ISS"
1) FDC "Launch SpaceX Crew-2" Philatelic cancellation Cape Canaveral, FL “Cape Canaveral Launch Station - Premier Gateway to Space“ 23.04.2021
2) FDC "Crew Dragon - ISS Docking" NASA Postmark Houston, TX “ISS Mission Control Station - Crew Dragon in Earth Orbit“ 24.04.2021.
Collector's editions : only 50 numbered copies issued - Rare
Mission ALPHA - ESA 2021 - Thomas Pesquet on the way to the ISS with SpaceX Crew-2
Cape Canaveral, Florida April 23, 2021: Thomas Pesquet (France), Megan McArthur (USA), Shane Kimbrough (USA) and Akihiko Hoshide (Japan) took off from Kennedy Space Center aboard SpaceX Crew-2. With the Crew Dragon Endeavor spacecraft, they arrived on approach to the International Space Station ISS after approximately 23.5 hours of flight time. The spacecraft docked with the American Harmony module on the ISS on Saturday April 24 at 11:10 a.m. (PST)
A special edition of 2 astrophilatelic envelopes, printed in only 50 numbered copies, was produced from Cape Canaveral (Florida) and Houston (Texas) to commemorate the launch of SpaceX Crew-2 and docking to the ISS.
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