What It’s Like to Fly Through a Nuclear Mushroom Cloud
Joe Pasquini, a RAF flight navigator, had the unfortunate job of collecting samples of a nuclear bomb after it exploded. Which meant, Pasquini had to fly an airplane covered in wax through the mushroom cloud to capture the floating radioactive particles. That doesn’t sound fun… (more)
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