Starfish Prime Nuclear Test

Discussion in 'Alternative Thought Forum' started by Christian, Jul 9, 2017.

  1. Christian

    Christian Knight Moderator

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    On this day in history, July 9, 1962...

    The so-called "Starfish Prime" nuclear tests were carried out by the United States to test the effects of a nuclear explosion in high altitude/orbital conditions. Of the five such tests conducted in space by the US, it was was the largest.