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Mars 2020 Launch, Cape Canaveral, Florida — 2020-07-20

Postmark date:
2020-07-20
You have until:
2020-08-19
to mail
Write to:
Pictorial Postmarks
Mars 2020 Launch Station
Cancellation Services Department
8300 NE Underground Drive PIllar 210
Kansas City, MO  64144-9998

5 Responses to Mars 2020 Launch, Cape Canaveral, Florida — 2020-07-20

  1. Michael Baird says:

    Will the July 20th date be changed to the ACTUAL launch date, now set for July 30, 2020 or later if there are weather problems?

  2. What do I have to do to get covers with the Mars 2020 postmark?

    • Joshua McGee says:

      Here are instructions from the USPS, Freddie:

      Pictorial postmarks are available only for the dates indicated, and requests must be postmarked no later than 30 days following the requested pictorial postmark date.

      All requests must include a stamped envelope or postcard bearing at least the minimum First-Class Mail® postage. Items submitted for postmark may not include postage issued after the date of the requested postmark. Such items will be returned unserviced.

      Customers wishing to obtain a postmark must affix stamps to any envelope or postcard of their choice, address the envelope or postcard to themselves or others, insert a card of postcard thickness in envelopes for sturdiness, and tuck in the flap. Place the envelope or postcard in a larger envelope and address it to: Pictorial Postmarks, followed by the Name of the Station, Address, City, State, ZIP+4® Code, as listed next to the postmark.

      Customers can also send stamped envelopes and postcards without addresses for postmark, as long as they supply a larger envelope with adequate postage and their return address. After applying the pictorial postmark, the Postal Service returns the items (with or without addresses) under addressed protective cover.

  3. Freddie Gutiérrez says:

    Thanks a lot for the information, Joshua.

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