Cities fall but they are rebuilt. — Deep Impact
Lockheed’s NASA is showing off its latest weapon, reports Engadget. Designed by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, this latest system would consist of six missile-like interceptor vehicles, each carrying with them a 1.2-megaton B83 nuclear warhead.
That, says NASA, should be enough to deflect the Apophis asteroid that’s expected to pass within the orbit of the Earth and the Moon in April of 2029.
The atomic bomb named “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima by the Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 bomber, at 8:15 in the morning of August 6, 1945 – 62 years ago.
Perhaps “the most influential magazine article in the history of journalism” was John Hersey’s Hiroshima, which traced the experiences of six residents who survived the blast of August 6, 1945 that killed 100,000 people. An e-book is available.