American Air Mail Society Founded 1923

Pushing the Envelope – David S. Ball


This Astrophilately exhibit provides an overview of pioneer rocketmail organized by experimenter. It begins with the world’s first rocketmail flight in 1928  by Friedrich Schmiedl. Key amateur rocket pioneers and their philatelic cargo are shown. The exhibit concludes with America’s first official missile mail in 1959.



Click Here to download Pushing the Envelope Rocket Mail Exhibit