Thursday 31 December 2015

Star Trek stamps coming from the USPS in 2016

The United States Postal Service has announced its stamp designs for 2016, which includes a set of four Star Trek designs to mark the fiftieth anniversary. Designed by Heads of State under the art direction of Antonio Alcalá, the punchy graphic designs have bold colours inspired by the TOS uniforms (all three department colours, plus Kirkian green), and feature representations of some of the icons of the series: All but one features the Enterprise, combined with the Starfleet delta, planets, and the live long and prosper Vulcan hand, plus the fourth design with is a crewperson being transported. Continue below to check them all out (preview images via Star

When released as a set, the four stamps will be presented in a panel on a starry background, with the text “SPACE… THE FINAL FRONTIER”, below.

Also announced for 2016 are a set of stamps featuring all eight planets in our solar system, another another set with Pluto and the New Horizons spacecraft, and sound cool round moon stamps too! So you can send some really spacey mail next year! Images via NASA:

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