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Originally posted by TritonTaranis
Ok i would certainly go along with this being doctored, i did notice the head was slightly bigger to fit the second image but other than that its absolutely identical
But the question remains... for what purposes?
Originally posted by bphi1908
Same reason teams have baseball players photos doctored with their new team's uniform on.
Someone needed a photo of her in a space suit, couldn't find one so they made due. There isn't a conspiracy here.
“Cosmonauts and Cosmo-NOTS -- the history of Soviet space photographic forgeries and the lessons for the future.” In the early years of the Space Age, the Russians retouched dozens of photos of their cosmonauts to conceal unflattering information about accidents, setbacks, and misbehavior -- but Western investigators (led by Oberg) found original versions of the images and tracked down what the erased cosmonauts had really done, or had done to them.
Originally posted by Nicolas Flamel
Recent image from inside the Chinese space station: