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Project A119
also called "A Study of Lunar Research Flights" was a 1950s top-secret plan developed by the United States Air Force with the intention of dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. presumed that the purpose of such an action would be to display U.S. superiority to the Soviet Union and the rest of the world during the Cold War

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  2. "A Study of Lunar Research Flights", a plan developed by the United States Air Force

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  3. The plans were never carried out, possibly because landing on the moon would be more acceptable to the American public

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  4. The A119 project is allegedly classified

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  5. The sole source for information on the nature of project comes from a retired NASA executive, Dr Leonard Reiffel, who claimed to have fronted the project in the late 1950s at the US military-backed Armour Research Foundation

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
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