Stamp made a flyby of Pluto


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Out of this world! A postage stamp was inside the New Horizons spacecraft that made a flyby of Pluto in July 2015. That's the farthest distance traveled by a postage stamp - more than 3 billion miles. So noted by the Guinness World Records.

* | Tags: Fun facts Innovation Stamps USPS Fact #332 | March 20, 2023

The “PlutoNot Yet Explored” 29-cent stamp was part of a set of solar system stamps that were issued in 1991.