Celebrate space exploration with this new OSIRIS-REx stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

One stamp on a pane of 20 shows a capsule containing a sample of the asteroid Bennu parachuting down to Earth. This is the final step in NASA’s 7-year mission to study and map the asteroid.

Product Specification:
Issue:OSIRIS-REx Stamp
Item Number:484200
Denomination &First-Class Mail Forever
Type of Issue:
Format:Pane of 20 (1 design)
Issue Date & City:September 22, 2023, Salt Lake City, UT 84199
Art Director:Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA
Designer:Antonio Alcalá, Alexandria, VA
Artist:Alan Dingman
Modeler:Joseph Sheeran
Manufacturing Process:Offset, Microprint
Printer:Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd (APU)
Press Type:Muller A76
Stamps per Pane:20
Print Quantity:18,000,000 stamps
Paper Type:Nonphosphored Type III, Block Tagged
Adhesive Type:Pressure-sensitive
Colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Pantone Warm Grey 2
Stamp Orientation:Vertical
Image Area (w x h):0.84 x 1.42 in / 21.336 x 36.068 mm
Overall Size (w x h):0.98 x 1.56 in / 24.892 x 39.624 mm
Full Pane Size (w x h):7.50 x 8.50 in / 109.50 x 215.90 mm
Press Sheets Size (w x h):23.00 x 26.00 in / 584.20 x 660.40 mm
Plate Size:180 stamps per revolution
Plate Number:“P” followed by five (5) single digits in two corners
Marginal Markings:
Front:Header: “OSIRIS-REx” • Mission to Asteroid Bennu and Return to Earth • Plate number in bottom 2 corners
Back:©2023 USPS • USPS logo • Two barcodes (484200) • Plate position diagram (9) • Promotional text
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