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