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STS- 8 Mission Carried Cover

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STS-8 flown cover £60.00 Buy Now

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STS-8 Space Shuttle Challenger cover which was carried on the shuttle and into space - the cover has been triple postmarked including on the launch and return days - supplied in an official NASA presentation folder - a fantastic product


Issue Date: 14/08/1983

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STS-8 Space Shuttle Challenger cover which was carried on the shuttle and into space - the cover has been triple postmarked including on the launch and return days - supplied in an official NASA presentation folder, a fantastic product.

Working with the US Post Service, STS-8 carried 260,000 covers all with a $9.35 stamp which were to sold to collectors. The goal was to create a highly collectable item carried into space but at an affordable price for all collectors. The profits were split between the Post Service and NASA.

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