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Old 11-12-2013, 01:11 AM   #422
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USSR 1960 - An individual suffered injury from injestion of 2 millicuries of radium bromide, resulting in death 4 years later.

June 7, 1960 – New Egypt, New Jersey, USA – Nuclear warhead damaged by fire..A helium tank exploded and ruptured the fuel tanks of a USAF BOMARC-A surface-to-air missile at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. The fire destroyed the missile, and contaminated the area directly below and adjacent to the missile..

October 13, 1960 – Barents Sea, Arctic Ocean – Release of nuclear materials..

January 3, 1961 – National Reactor Testing Station, Idaho, USA – Accidental criticality, steam explosion, 3 fatalities, release of fission products ..

January 24, 1961 – Goldsboro B-52 crash – Physical destruction of a nuclear bomb, loss of nuclear materials..

March 14, 1961 – 1961 Yuba City B-52 crash..

July 4, 1961 – coast of Norway – Near meltdown ..

July 14 1961 - Siberian Chemical Combine, Russia, USSR ..An accumulation of uranium hexaflouride (with uranium enriched to 23.3% U-235) in a vacuum pump oil reservior caused a criticality excursion and set off radiation alarms. Operators failed to identify the cause of the radiation readings and resumed operations...

March 1962 Mexico City, Mexico-A 10-year-old boy discovered a 5-Ci cobalt-60 industrial radiography source, not in its shielded container. The boy carried the source in a pocket for several days, then it was placed in a kitchen cabinet in his home. Four family members died of resulting radiation sickness..

April 7 1962 - An accident at a plutonium processing plant resulted in a criticality accident. Plutonium solution was spilled onto the floor of a solvent extraction hood...

May 1, 1962 – Sahara desert, French Algeria –The 2nd French underground nuclear test, codenamed BĂ©ryl, took place in a shaft under mount Taourirt, near In Ecker, 150 km (100 mi) north of Tamanrasset, Algerian Sahara.

April 10, 1963 – Loss of nuclear reactor..Poor design of its emergency ballast system prevented the ship from surfacing and the disabled ship ultimately descended to crush depth and imploded...

January 13, 1964 – Salisbury, Pennsylvania and Frostburg, Maryland, USA – Accidental loss and recovery of thermonuclear bombs ..

April 21, 1964 –A U.S. Transit-5BN-3 nuclear-powered navigational satellite failed to reach orbital velocity and began falling back down at 150,000 feet (46 km) above the Indian Ocean...

December 8 1964 – USAF B-58 aircraft carrying a nuclear weapon caught fire while taxiing. Nuclear weapon burned, causing contamination of the crash area...'re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's the signpost up ahead - your next stop, the Twilight Zone..There is a 5th dimension beyond that...

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