One of the lesser-known disasters of the nuclear age

In late October of 1960, about 150 families around the Soviet Union got letters notifying them that a loved one had died in a plane crash. It took thirty years for the public to be informed of what actually happened. It's known as the Nedelin Catastrophe, and it's one of the most chilling accidents of the nuclear age. »11/15/13 7:00pm11/15/13 7:00pm