Last week was a celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rabbit.
This Sunday: Rockets and Space!
This is a set of stamps from perhaps the early 1980's (?), back when first class postage was 18 cents. (Click on the image to see a larger version.) I thought the discoveries of the times were just amazing and I wanted to become an astronomer. 2 years of college as an astronomy major showed me that it really was a lot of calculus and physics, applied to outer space objects. Off to geology I went.
Here you see the Space Shuttle, though I don't think they would have wheels down in outer space.
Here is another space stamp I can't resist sharing from a country that does not exist anymore:
Theme next week: anything you wish.