Did South Africa and/or Israel Test A Neutron Bomb in Space in 1979 Despite a Test Ban Treaty?

At a time when the game of nuclear chicken very nearly got way out of hand, the superpowers continued to test nuclear weapons in space with both surprising and frightening consequences. In this video we look at the results with a surprising twist in the end… the Vela incident:

The Vela Incident, also known as the South Atlantic Flash, was an unidentified double flash of light detected by an American Vela Hotel satellite on 22 September 1979 near the Prince Edward Islands off Antarctica. The more common theory among those who believe the flash was of nuclear origin is that it resulted from a joint South African–Israeli nuclear test.

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