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27.12.2011 - PostNL: souvenir sheet for André Kuipers
On Wednesday 21 December 21, on behalf of the European Space Agency ESA, the Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has been brought to the ISS space station. He was launched together with the Russian Oleg

On Wednesday 21 December 21, on behalf of the European Space Agency ESA, the Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has been brought to the ISS space station. He was launched together with the Russian Oleg Kononenko and the American Don Pettit; the three travelled with a Russian Soyuz capsule.

On the occasion of Kuipers’ stay on board of the ISS space station, PostNL, the Dutch postal administration, has issued a special souvenir sheet containing three special stamps. It concerns so-called personalised stamps; they can be obtained by surfing to www.collectclub.nl. The souvenir sheet goes accompanied by three picture postcards; a set costs 4.95 Euros.