1960-08-10 USA Discoverer 13

Discoverer 13 launch cover with Goldey cachet, postmarked at Vandenberg AFB on August 10, 1960.
Discoverer 13 launch cover with H.Flick cachet, postmarked at Vandenberg AFB on August 10, 1960.
Discoverer 13 recovery cover with Goldey cachet, postmarked at Vandenberg AFB on August 11, 1960.
Photo: The Discoverer 13 satellite did not carry cameras or film, and its capsule contained only diagnostic instruments. This Discoverer 13 capsule was the first human-made object recovered from space.