A group of scientists aboard an airplane performs secret tests on atomic bomb effects in Nevada, United States.
Nevada United States USA Date:1953, March 16 Duration:2 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Secret atomic researches and tests by United States Atomic Energy Commission, in Nevada. A group of scientists aboard an air plane performs secret research about atomic bomb explosions. The scientists put on gas masks and goggles for eye protection, and security equipment aboard the plane. An atomic explosion is seen below and the plane passes above near the atomic mushroom as volunteers test their eye protection. On the ground, cameras in the blast wave record damage incurred to parked airplanes on the ground by the force of the explosion blast wave. An airplane tail section burns while it traverses the explosion cloud. A giant Boeing B-50 Superfortress bomber codenamed Rosebud is seen on an atomic bombing run in an actual atomic test. The pilot and bombardier are shown in the plane, the target sight is seen on the ground, and the atomic blast is seen from the B-50 flying overhead. Massive explosion and mushroom cloud seen forming. The atomic cloud rises up in sky.
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