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Images Dated 17th June 2003

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Choose from 48 pictures in our Images Dated 17th June 2003 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Norwich - Its Quicker by Rail, LNER poster, 1930s Featured 17 Jun 2003 Print

Norwich - Its Quicker by Rail, LNER poster, 1930s

Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), to promote rail services to Norwich, Norfolk. The poster shows a view of Norwich from the river, where several boats are moored. One of the most notable buildings of Norwich, a Norman castle, is visible in the distance. Artwork by Frank Henry Mason, who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects and was involved in engineering and shipbuilding. He designed railway posters for the North Eastern Railway (NER), Great Western Railway (GWR) and London & North Eastern Railway (LNER). Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm

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Luna 3 spacecraft Featured 17 Jun 2003 Print

Luna 3 spacecraft

Luna 3 spacecraft. Replica model of the unmanned Soviet Luna 3 spacecraft. This was launched on 4 October 1959. It was the third spacecraft to visit the Moon, and the first to return pictures of the previously unseen far side of the Moon, taking the photographs on 7 October 1959 and transmitting the pictures to Earth on 18 October 1959. The craft had radio communication and telemetry systems, an automated system that processed the photographic film, gas jets for stabilization and photoelectric cells to orientate itself with the Moon & Sun. It weighed 279 kilograms. Photographed in 1969 at the USSR Economic Achievements Exhibition, Moscow

© RIA NOVOSTI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Simulated space ice Featured 17 Jun 2003 Print

Simulated space ice

Simulated space ice. Light micrograph of vesicles (round structures) in ice formed under conditions simulating those in space. Mixtures of the common space molecules, such as water, ammonia and simple hydrocarbons, were frozen at low temperatures and then exposed to ultraviolet radiation to simulate sunlight. The vesicles, 10 micrometres wide, show membrane-like properties, a possible precursor to cellular life. Products from the experiments also included complex biological molecules. The results support the theories that the origin of Earth, and other life, involved space ices impacting planets and depositing organic materials. Photographed at NASA's Ames Research Center, California, USA

© VOLKER STEGER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY