Today in Atomic Tests – July 17

Atomic Tests

A mushroom cloud from a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site.

MYSTERY WIRE — On this day, July 17, no tests were 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.


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