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Images Dated 21st September 2010

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Vostok ejection seat Featured 21 Sep 2010 Image

Vostok ejection seat

Vostok ejection seat. View of the type of ejection seat fitted to the Vostok spacecraft in 1961-63. The cosmonaut returning to Earth was instructed to eject from the Vostok capsule at an altitude of 7000 metres. This was because the landing forces on the capsule were very high. All Vostok pilots, including Yuri Gagarin and Valentina Tereshkova, used this type of seat. For many years the Soviets kept these seats a secret. They were worried that their space missions would not be recognised, because international recognition for altitude records required the pilot to remain with their craft until landing. Photographed at the Zvezda factory near Moscow

© RIA NOVOSTI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Electricity pylons and cables Featured 21 Sep 2010 Image

Electricity pylons and cables

Electrical substation. View of cables and pylons at an electrical substation. A substation is a place where electricity from the main grid is converted to lower voltages for use in local industry or for domestic supply. Photographed at Chagino, Russia

© RIA NOVOSTI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Cable, Distribution, Electrical, Electricity, Energy, Grid, Hanging, Infrastructure, Mesh, Power, Pylon, Silhouette, Structure, Sub Station, Supply, Technology, Tension, Wire

Anglo-Saxon woman N090543 Featured 21 Sep 2010 Image

Anglo-Saxon woman N090543

Mucking, Essex. Reconstruction drawing by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing a female wearing a tubular gown or peplos fastened by two brooches. Grave 615. Anglo Saxon

© Historic England

Costume, Graphic, People, Saxon