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MavicFT1P

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You have probably hear about the Infamous US Starfish prime Tests.

It was 1962, The US was running out of things to Nuke.
This combined with limits imposing atmospheric testing led to the Idea of Nuking Earth...'s Atmosphere
A 1.4 Megatonne (About 1.1 Chernobyl's) was strapped to a Thor missile and sent 400km into the Thermopause,
region of Space.

The test was a part of Operation Fishbowl.
A series of 'If we dont do it; the Soviets will/Whats the worst that could happen', High atmospheric Nuclear Tests.

The scientific value of the tests was Questionable, and there was opposition from all areas, including the Scientists involved.
There was a consensus that they Needn't take the risk.
General Jack 'Arther Robert' in charge of Operations, had this to say:

"Oh, but you must. It will make you feel as though the rest of the world is in a
bubble of glass and that you're rubbing up against it like a bad windshield
wiper"

The US had a missile Crisis scheduled for October, so the Tests were conducted without Delay. These were the Results. Enjoy :)

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I said "Star Wars" right. So I thought i should do a follow up

Despite them (The US) 'doing it', the Soviets went ahead and did it themselves.
During the forementioned Missile Crisis of all times.

Fortunately for Mankind, they didn't go full Retard as they had the year before with the 50 Megaton Tsar bomba, instead opting for a 0.3 Megaton Device, burst at 300km AGL

The K-3 Shot (from the K series Nuclear tests. Doi), produced the most Powerful EMP effects ever recorded.

Telephone lines strung across the country designed/hardened to survive the EMP effects
were promptly molten.
They also managed to completely Destroy a Power Plant. Thankfully it was CPP, not NPP.

No images of/videos of the K tests I can find. If anyone can contribute here that would be great.
Like a Millenial at a Live Concert, if theres no video, pics taken then whats the point right..

What i did Find was this First Millisecond image from Another Test
I enjoy as it looks a bit like Kirby

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