TITLE

New Zealand at risk from nuclear rocket test?

AUTHOR(S)
Charles, Dan
PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that Pentagon documents released by the Federation of American Scientists warn that proposed testing of a nuclear powered rocket could send a nuclear reactor crashing into New Zealand. Military program code-named Timberwind; Funding from the Strategic Defense Initiative program; Potential environmental disaster; Comment of Steve Aftergood, researcher at the Federation of American Scientists; Results of analysis by Sandia National Laboratories.
ACCESSION #
9105132951

 

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