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This week's picture is from a series of unique pictures from the Flight International spaceflight archive, which goes back to the very beginning of the space age.

Are you able to tell us the event pictured above? Tell us your thoughts and send us your own amusing caption by emailing Rob Coppinger, Flight International's space reporter.  Answers and winning caption will be published next week. Please supply a physical location in your message.

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United Press International

" Mine swims faster than yours! "
Some slightly perverted guy in our office

" Houston, we seem to have a jelly fish attached! "
Jack Moore, Glasgow, UK

" I said turn left at that galaxy! "
Andrea, Australia

Thanks to you for supplying the captions and to Correctly guessed by: Georges Garbarino.

Thanks too to all other readers who suggested an explanation.

Last week's photo shows a blue streak F3 rocket blasting off from the Woomera range during a successful test in Australia in 1965.

Picture courtesy of United Press International.

Source: Flight International