Today in Atomic Test History – August 7

Atomic Tests

MYSTERY WIRE — On this day, August 7, one test was conducted.

The United States has officially conducted 1,054 atomic tests, many of them at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and others at Bikini Atoll, Enewetak Atoll, Christmas Island, and other Pacific Ocean locations.

The testing began July 16, 1945 with Trinity near Alamogordo, New Mexico and continued until September 23, 1992 with Divider, part of Operation Julin.


August 7, 1957

Operation Plumbbob – Stokes
NNSS
Balloon
19 kt

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