Sally Ride Stamp launches today

SAN DIEGO — Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp today. Share the news using the hashtags #SallyRideForever and #AstronautStamps.

The Sally Ride Forever stamp 5 p.m. PDT dedication ceremony, free and open to the public, will take place at the Price Center, University of California San DiegoRide served as a professor of physics at the university, which also is home to Sally Ride Science @ U C San Diegoa non-profit organization she co-founded to inspire young people in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) and to promote STEM literacy. Continue reading

Dragons Coming to a Post Office Near You!

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will be joined by the American Philatelic Society (APS) to unveil four colorful stamp designs of 16 Forever stamps depicting dragons — the high-flying, fire-breathing mythological creatures that have roamed our imaginations for millennia — at the APS national summer convention and stamp show Aug. 9-12 in Columbus, OH. Continue reading