posted on Mar, 10 2005 @ 03:00 PM
U.S. spy plane detects radioactive gas over N. Korea
Special to World Tribune.com
Thursday, March 10, 2005
The United States has picked up signs of a radioactive gas emitted during the extraction of plutonium from spent fuel rods in atmospheric samples
collected near North Korean airspace, a Japanese newspaper reported on March 3.
Traces of Krypton 85 gas, a byproduct of reprocessed nuclear fuel rods, were found in December, the Asahi Shimbun reported, citing sources in
Washington. Krypton 85 gas, an isotope that does not exist naturally, is emitted into the atmosphere when spent fuel rods are cut and plutonium
I thought that NK had said they had already reprocessed the rods two years ago...probably they lied...or have new sources.
Hmmm, I wonder if these weapons are going to Iran or Syria to put on the missiles they just purchased from NK.