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Leading British UFO researcher, Timothy Good, goes on step further. In his book, Beyond Top Secret, Good reports that the astronauts actually saw aliens on the moon. The evidence for this extraordinary claim is an alleged secret conversation between Mission Control and Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, which was monitored by Soviet scientists.
The US Air Force developed a top-secret plan to detonate a nuclear bomb on the moon as a display of military might at the height of the Cold War.
In an exclusive interview with The Observer, Dr Leonard Reiffel, 73, the physicist who fronted the project in the late Fifties at the US military-backed Armour Research Foundation, revealed America's extraordinary lunar plan.
'It was clear the main aim of the proposed detonation was a PR exercise and a show of one-upmanship. The Air Force wanted a mushroom cloud so large it would be visible on earth,' he said yesterday. 'The US was lagging behind in the space race.'
'The explosion would obviously be best on the dark side of the moon and the theory was that if the bomb exploded on the edge of the moon, the mushroom cloud would be illuminated by the sun.' The bomb would have been at least as large as the one used on Hiroshima at the end of World War II.
When I see colour video of this on the six o'clock news and our Governments saying, "Who would of thunk it". Then I'll believe it!
Originally posted by Notme
Has a nuke ever been detonated in space??
If not how do we know what the net effect of such a blast would be. Without any atmosphere, I think the explosive/destuctive effect might be far lower than one detonated on Earth.
Not very prudent to rely on a weapon as your "Ace Card" if you don't even know what it's true effectivness is under certian conditions.