• Short Summary

    In Canada on Thursday (26 January), a Defence spokesman reported that American and Canadian scientists had detected an abnormal level of nuclear radiation in an uninhabited area of Northern Canada where a Soviet spy satellite dropped from orbit last Tuesday (24 January).

  • Description

    In Canada on Thursday (26 January), a Defence spokesman reported that American and Canadian scientists had detected an abnormal level of nuclear radiation in an uninhabited area of Northern Canada where a Soviet spy satellite dropped from orbit last Tuesday (24 January). It was the first report of possible contamination from the Cosmos 954 satellite which carried 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of potentially lethal enriched uranium to power its small nuclear reactor. A Canadian transport plane equipped with sensors made the discovery and scientists are now preparing to enter the area. A report from Frank Dolphin and Brian Stewart of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:

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    Film ID:
    VLVAUAMNSHQR9ZT03OT997MXN425
    Media URN:
    VLVAUAMNSHQR9ZT03OT997MXN425
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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