New Zealand at risk from nuclear rocket test?

Charles, Dan
April 1991
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p12
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.


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