WTF Fun Fact – Project A119

In order to one-up the Soviets in the space race, the US Air Force considered detonating a nuke on the moon. Called Project A119, it was concluded there would be no typical mushroom cloud, but the flash would be visible from Earth. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.supercluster.com/editorial/we-choose-to-nuke-the-moon

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