Monday, February 6, 2012

Help Support a ‘New Horizons’ U.S. Postage Stamp!

Help Support a ‘New Horizons’ U.S. Postage Stamp!:
USA FIRST SPACECRAFTTO EXPLORE PLUTO US POSTAGE STAMP
USA FIRST SPACECRAFTTO EXPLORE PLUTO US POSTAGE STAMP
Concept art for a New Horizons postage stamp. Image Credit: Dan Durda/Southwest Research Institute
Today the New Horizons mission team, along with Principal Investigator Alan Stern have unveiled their proposal for a U.S Postage stamp, to honor the first mission to Pluto.
The current concept art for the stamp was done by Dan Durda, a space scientist and artist at The Southwest Research Institute. Durda’s work has appeared on the New Horizons website and in other locations. If the stamp is approved, it would be the successor to a U.S. postage stamp issued in 1990 that labeled Pluto as “Not Yet Explored.”
“You can help make this happen.” says Stern.
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