OPERATION SANDSTONE. Nuclear Explosions. 1948. Scientific Director's Report of Atomic Weapon Tests. Annex 7, Part 1. Technical Photography.
Sandstone rept. no. 27.
BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS WASHINGTON DC
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The tower photography program had, as its primary objective, the problem of securing data for the ball of fire expansion rate determination from which the equivalent TNT tonnage of each explosion could be obtained. Secondary objectives were data for shock wave velocity determination at later stages and a good documentation of the explosion.