Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services



Apollo and Soyuz:
After Docking and Earth

Acrylic on board

Artist: Robert T. McCall
Art director: Stevan Dohanos
First day of issue: July 15, 1975

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The space-themed artwork of Robert T. McCall has documented the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions for NASA, and his multi-story murals light up the walls at the National Air and Space Museum. This painting of Apollo and Soyuz emphasizes the scene’ s graceful geometry, with the asymmetrical space modules superimposed over a centered Earth.


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