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 below? What is the mission? Tell us your thoughts and send us your own amusing caption by emailing Kelley Malcher, Flight's webmaster.  Answers and winning caption will be published next week. Please supply a physical location in your message.


  Space flight picture of the week

spaceflight pic 30 march 2007


spaceflight pic 15 mar 2007

"Borat II : Cultural Learnings of the Galaxy for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"
Frederic Beaudin

"Wide of the mark again, comrades, drat you !
We thought that after the Voskhod 2 mishap you worked out the precision landing problem........" 
Armando Rolla

"So much for your navigation skills ..."
Burkhard Schaefer

"That's not a light sabre......   This is a light sabre!!!"
Robert Avara

Thanks to all of the readers who suggested an explanation.

Last week's image shows (from left to right) the crew of Soyuz-33 capsule, its commander, Russian cosmonaut and hero of the Soviet Union, N. N. Rukavishnikov and Bulgarian cosmonaut-researcher G. Ivanov during specialist training in the Moscow area in April 1979.