US Space Stamps Honor 50 years of space flight

\"\"Two new commemorative U.S. postage stamps  unveiled honoring 50 years of manned space flights during a special ceremony .One of the stamps  display the MESSENGER spacecraft, an unmanned spacecraft conducting the first orbital study of Mercury.

The other stamp  celebrates the 50th anniversary of Project Mercury, NASA\’s first manned space flight program and astronaut Alan Shepard\’s historic flight aboard the Freedom 7 spacecraft on May 5, 1961.

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