Starfish Prime Video?

Starfish Prime was a high-altitude nuclear test conducted by the US on 9 July 1962, at Johnston Atoll in the Pacific, about 1400 km (870 mi) southwest of the Hawaiian islands.
I'm looking for a video of the test.
Starfish Prime was conducted as a part of Operation Dominic. The Johnston Atoll was chosen as a test site because of its relative isolation.
During this test, some satellites were affected and stoped functioning because of radiation.
I would love to see a video of the Starfish Prime project, I know people were filming when this whole thing happened.

asked by Corey in Science | 2657 views | 11-28-2009 at 01:25 PM

The W49 thermonuclear warhead was launched on the nose of a Thor rocket. The warhead detonated 248.5 miles above Johnston Island—an altitude that is considered outer space. The yield of the blast was 1.5 Megatons, but there was no fireball. There is no air at that altitude to ignite. That is not to say, however, that there were no visual effects.
Video of the Starfish prime test:

answered by Gerard | 11-28-2009 at 01:27 PM

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