July 24, 1957

July 24, 1957

The United States conducts the Shot Kepler nuclear test on July 24, 1957. It was the seventh of 29 nuclear tests conducted at the Nevada Test Site in 1957 as part of Operation Plumbbob. "Kepler" yielded 10 kilotons and was intended to test a ICBM warhead.

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1957CE Jul 24th