Document Details


Title:
OPERATION TEAPOT, PROJECT 39.4C, TECHNICAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF PHYSICAL PHENOMENA ( FEBRUARY - MAY 1955 )
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
BLAST EFFECTS; DAMAGE; BUILDINGS; TEAPOT OPERATION; APPLE-2 EVENT; DIAGRAMS
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1955 May 31
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0048
Accession Number:
NV0051113
Document Number(s):
ITR1188
Originating Research Org.:
* EG+G
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
PROJECT 39.4C WAS ORGANIZED TO PROVIDE REMOTELY-OPERATED PHOTOGRAPHIC COVERAGE OF BLAST AND THERMAL DAMAGE TO PHYSICAL STRUCTURES ON THE APP LE II SHOT OF OPERATION TEAPOT. A TOTAL OF 48 CAMERAS WERE OPERATED AT DISTANCES FROM GROUND ZERO OF FROM 2750 FT. TO 10500 FT. BOTH EXTERNA L AND INTERNAL CAMERA STATIONS WERE UTILIZED. RESULTS WERE GENERALLY Q UITE SUCCESSFUL. IN MOST CASES THE VIEW IS OBSTRUCTED BY THE DUST CLOU D VERY SHORTLY AFTER SHOCK ARRIVAL, BUT THE RECORDS DO SHOW THE MODE O F FAILURES. PROJECTION PRINTS OF ALL OF THE RECORDS HAVE BEEN MADE AVA ILABLE TO THOSE AGENCIES REQUESTING THEM.


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