Project Thor

Project Thor

Project Thor explored using large projectiles from 1,000+ miles above the Earth. The “rods from Gods” would be a bundle of telephone-pole-sized tungsten rods, which when dropped from orbit could reach up to 10 times the speed of sound. The explosion it could create would be on par with a nuke, but without any nuclear fallout.

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