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Cosmos Express is the quarterly magazine of B.F.V. Cosmos and is a bilingual publication in English and Dutch, published from 2017 on in March - June - September - December.

Cosmos Express is posted to all members in the language (Dutch or English) they prefer.

We will publish some Cosmos Express as a PDF file for free. Enjoy !


Cosmos Express # 222

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Index of Cosmos Express # 222

September 2018

National Exhibition Philexnam 2018

Spaceflight
- Insight to Mars
- Tess, the new Planet Hunter
- Soyuz MS-07
- Soyuz MS-08
- Chinese Tiang Gong 1 decayed
- Launch of 'estafette' satellite Que Qiao
- Chinese postmarks for beginners
- 25 years ago : the DC-X

Beatrice Bachmann awarded Lifetime FIP Award


Cosmos Express # 221

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Index of Cosmos Express # 221

June 2018

Annual General Meeting

Spaceflight
- The Space Dogs - part 3
- Stephen Hawkings passed away
- Alan Bean passed away


Cosmos Express # 220

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Index of Cosmos Express # 220

March 2018

Philatelic Feast at Ronse in October
Annual General Meeting in April
10th Anniversary for AS.IT.AF

Spaceflight
- The Falcon Heavy rocket
- I.S.S. Chronology : Expedition 48/49
- China launches in 2017

R.I.P.
- John Young
- Leonid Kadenyuk

Launch Calendar in 2017


Cosmos Express # 219

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Index of Cosmos Express # 219

December 2017

For Sale … Member to Member
Membership 2018
Dear Astrophilatelist (from the President)
Regional Exhibition Yprifil '17

Spaceflight
- Cassini : end of mission
- AIDA : Asteroid Impact & Deflection Assessment
- TRV : Terrestrial Return Vehicle
- Dream Chaser
- New players on the Spaceflight Market
— 1. New Zealand
— 2. Republic of India
— 3. Adeline
— 4. Skylon

R.I.P.
- Richard Gordon (1929-2017)
- Paul Joseph Weitz (1932-2017)

My favorite cover …


Cosmos Express # 218

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Index of Cosmos Express # 218

September 2017

- 40 Years Weltraum Philatelie e.V.
- Regional Exhibition at Mariaburg / Antwerp

- Spaceflight
- 100th EELV with Weather Satellite
- Soyuz-MS 04 with two new ISS Crew Members
- First Supply Ship to Chinese Space Station
- New Horizons End of Prime Mission
- Juno Mission : Jupiter revisited

- History
- SpaceShipOne - a new Challenge

- R.I.P.
- Piers Sellers (61 years)
- Eugene Cernan (82 years)


Cosmos Express # 217

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Index of Cosmos Express # 217

June 2017

- Annual General Meeting
- I.S.S. Expedition 47
- 50 years ago : the Apollo 1 tragedy
- The last launches at Hammaguir
- Rosetta mission : the final
- Space Dogs - part 2 : Belka and Strelka


Cosmos Express # 216

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Index of Cosmos Express # 216

March 2017

- Space trio with upgraded Soyuz MS-01
- Soyuz MS-02
- Soyuz MS-03
- New members for Chinese rocket family
- Second Chinese Heavenly Palace
- Europe tries to conquer Mars
- Japanese spaceflight in 2016
- New Antares rocket with supplies to ISS
- New Horizon : end of prime mission
- Osiris-Rex
- John Glenn R.I.P.
- Launches in 2016


Cosmos Express # 215

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Index of Cosmos Express # 215

November 2016

- Regional Exhibition : Leda 50 years
- I.S.S. chronology Expedition 46
- Soyuz TMA-20M
- Apollo boiler plate
- Cargo ships to ISS
- Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin
- Water on Mars !
- 20 years ago : NEAR to Eros asteroid
- 30 years ago : Mir
- 30 years ago : STS-51L Challenger disaster
- 50 years ago : the last Gemini flight
- R.I.P. - Edgar Mitchell (1930-2016)


Cosmos Express # 214

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Index of Cosmos Express # 214

August 2016

- Obituary : Roland F. Kohl, Hon. President FISA
- Westfila 2016 : National Philatelic Competition Belgium
- Soyuz TMA-19M
- One year in space
- New Shepard : VTVL
- Falcon 9 : VTVL
- Commemoating the Space Dogs - part 1
- Book : The Record and Study of China's Space Flown Philatelic Items


Cosmos Express # 213

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Index of Cosmos Express # 213

May 2016

- Annual Report BFV Cosmos 2015
- First Danish astronaut
- The story of SpaceX
- ISS chronology : Expedition 44 and 45
- The story about a cover …
- Book : The Philatelic Items by MPO of Jiuquan SLC
- Book : Pionierraketenpost und Kosmische Post


Cosmos Express # 212

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February 2016

- USA : 15th Falcon to keep an eye on the Sun
- Russia : New rocket family
- Asia : Asia launches in the first semester of 2015
- China : Chinese spaceflight 2015
- Japan : 5th Kunotori cargo ship to ISS
- Europe : Kourou launches first semester 2015
- ISS : the Swan flies again
- ISS : Soyuz TMA-17M
- ISS : Expedition 42 to ISS
- Special : Salute to the Space Shuttle - part 1