New Forever Stamps Highlight Earth Observation

by | Oct 9, 2012

This new U.S. postage stamp features a NASA Landsat 7 satellite image of Mount St. Helens and its surrounding area.

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) issued 15 new Forever postage stamps comprising Earth imagery from satellites and aerial photographs.

USPS released a stamp pane that features 15 stamps in three rows of five. The top row shows five examples of natural earthscapes. The middle row focuses on a wide range of agricultural earthscapes. The bottom row shows urban earthscapes. In all cases, art director Howard Paine chose photographs to showcase designs, patterns, and geographic diversity.

Image courtesy of USPS.

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