Eyes in the sky--watching for weapons work

Zhang, Hui; von Hippel, Frank N.
July 2001
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p61
Examines how much information about the operating status of nuclear-material production facilities could be gleaned from non-intrusive, commercial satellite images. Types of plants where uranium is enriched with the chain-reacting isotope uranium 235 for weapons purposes; Necessary agreement between the United States and Russia to verify that they have ended their production of highly enriched uranium.


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