Accession Number : ADA995319

Title :   OPERATION SANDSTONE. Nuclear Explosions. 1948. Scientific Director's Report of Atomic Weapon Tests. Annex 7, Part 1. Technical Photography.

Descriptive Note : Sandstone rept. no. 27.

Corporate Author : BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS WASHINGTON DC

Report Date : 06 DEC 1948

Pagination or Media Count : 362

Abstract : The tower photography program had, as its primary objective, the problem of securing data for the ball of fire expansion rate determination from which the equivalent TNT tonnage of each explosion could be obtained. Secondary objectives were data for shock wave velocity determination at later stages and a good documentation of the explosion.

Descriptors :   DETERMINATION, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, PHOTOGRAPHY, SHOCK WAVES, TOWERS, VELOCITY

Subject Categories : Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE