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.

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  Space flight picture of the week

spaceflight pic 13 apr 07


spaceflight pic 5 apr 07

"Please, comrade frogman, would you be so kind as to show us the shortest way to join Commander Scott Carpenter ?..........."
Armando Rolla

Thanks to all of the readers who suggested an explanation.

Last week's image shows two Cosmonauts conducting a simulated extra-vehicular activity outside a mock up of the Mir space station in the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center's hydrolab in 1986.