Nuclear explosion Pascal-B data

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Country
USA
Operation
Plumbbob
Date
1957-08-27
Yield
0.01 kT

USA - Plumbbob - Pascal-B

Shaft safety experiment. Sent a 4 thick steel cap weighing several hundred pounds possibly into solar orbit or burn up in atmosphere estimated to be going 36 km/sec. See analysis in linked article.




NTS Areas 1-4 6-10 (Yucca Flat) Map