[OC] Bronze depiction of a Roman flag, bearing seven busts for the days of the week’s titular deities – Saturn, Sol, Luna, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus. Switzerland, IIIrd century AD. [2096×2904]

[OC] Bronze depiction of a Roman flag, bearing seven busts for the days of the week’s titular deities – Saturn, Sol, Luna, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus. Switzerland, IIIrd century AD. [2096×2904]

One of the Mercury astronauts in the MASTIF (Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility), a three-axis gimbal rig for simulating tumbling motions that might be encountered in space, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 1960 [775×898]

One of the Mercury astronauts in the MASTIF (Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility), a three-axis gimbal rig for simulating tumbling motions that might be encountered in space, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 1960 [775×898]