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AUS­TRALIA Post is cel­e­brat­ing the 50th an­niver­sary of Aus­tralia's first satel­lite with the re­lease of a new stamp is­sue. Launched on Novem­ber 29, 1967 from the Woomera Rocket Range in SA, the Weapons Re­search Es­tab­lish­ment Satel­lite (WRESAT) was de­signed to carry sci­en­tific in­stru­ments for up­per-at­mos­phere re­search. The Week­ender and Aus­tralia Post have five stamp packs to give away, con­tain­ing one first­day cover, one sheet­let pack and one maxi­card. Send your name, ad­dress and day­time phone num­ber to WRESAT Stamp Give­away, Locked Bag 2, North­bridge WA 6865 or email week­[email protected] com­mu­ni­ See­mu­ni­tynews.­di­tions.

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