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Images Dated 23rd January 2007

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Sputnik 1 rocket track Featured 23 Jan 2007 Image

Sputnik 1 rocket track

Sputnik 1 rocket track. Long exposure photograph of the night sky showing the track of the rocket that carried Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite. Sputnik 1 was launched on October 4th, 1957 by the former Soviet Union. The name Sputnik is Russian for travel companion or satellite. The body was made from a highly polished aluminium alloy sphere which measured 58 centimetres in diameter and weighed 83.5 kilograms. It also had four long antennas attached. Sputnik 1 transmitted radio signals back to earth for a period of 21 days. The success of Sputnik 1 prompted the US government to enter the Space Race with the launch of Explorer-1 four months later. Photographed on October 16th, 1957

© DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Death Plaque in the name of Ernest Emmerson Featured 23 Jan 2007 Image

Death Plaque in the name of Ernest Emmerson

Death Plaque in the name of Ernest Emmerson. There are two Ernest Emmersons listed on Soldiers Died.'They are : 1) 12/1247 Lance Corporal Ernest Emmerson, York and Lancaster Regiment, 12th (Service) (Sheffield) Battalion. Born Scoles, Rotherham. Enlisted Sheffield. KIA France and Flanders 1.7.16. AND2) 2129 Acting Corporal Ernest Emmerson, Norfolk Regiment, 1/5th Battalion (T.F.). Born Dersingham, Norfolk. Enlisted Dersingham. Died Gallipoli 28.8.15. E. Carter Preston

© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library

Embarkation of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1620 Featured 23 Jan 2007 Image

Embarkation of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1620

Embarkation of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1620. The Pilgrim Fathers, members of the English Separatist Church sect of Puritans fled religious persecution in 1609, becoming exiles in the Netherlands. They decided to seek a new life in the New World, and sailed from Delft in a small ship, the Speedwell, to rendezvous with another vessel, the Mayflower'. It transpired that only the Mayflower would be able to withstand the rigours of the trnsatlantic voyage, and all the Pilgrims set sail aboard her from Plymouth. They landed in New England 102 days later

© The Print Collector / Heritage-Images