Cape Canaveral cachet & postmark with Salvation Army stamp. Cape Canaveral is part of a region known as the Space Coast, and is the site of the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Since many U.S. spacecraft have been launched from both the station and the Kennedy Space Center on adjacent Merritt Island, the two are sometimes conflated with each other. The cachet pictures a rocket in orbit
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US – Vandenberg Air Force Base
These two US covers show rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, California. The covers have different illustrative designs and have the Salvation Army stamp Scott 1267 attached.
1966 – US – Apollo First Unmanned Flight
Nice US cover commemorating the First Unmanned flight of Apollo, February 1966. The Atlantic Fleet – US Navy Recovery Force print is added on. Postmarked on the USS Kaskaskia and has the Salvation Army stamp from 1965 (Scott 1267).