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In pictures: Raymond Baxter

Raymond Baxter on Tomorrow's World in 1968

TV presenter Raymond Baxter, who presented Tomorrow's World in the 1960s and '70s, has died at the age of 84.

Raymond Baxter (left) in Now: Float on Air in 1957

Baxter (second right), a former Spitfire pilot, maintained his interest in aviation when he joined the BBC after World War II.

Raymond Baxter

Baxter (left) was one of the faces of science on the BBC, hosting shows such as What Is Life.

Raymond Baxter on Tomorrow's World

He hosted Tomorrow's World - which showcased new inventions and gadgets of the future - when it began in 1965.

Raymond Baxter

After 12 years demonstrating items like inflatable furniture, he was dropped to make way for a more youthful style.

Raymond Baxter

He was honoured with his own Raymond Baxter Science Communication Award at the inaugural Tomorrow's World Awards in 2000.

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