I just hate wasting plutonium (Sep, 1956)

This is just crazy, they are talking about leaking plutonium; one of the most toxic and poisonous substances on earth, and the only thing they are worried about is how damn expensive that stuff is. I hope everyone in Hanford WA, is wearing one of those dashing suits.

Atomic Suit Inflated with Conditioned Air

The girl at right, wearing an anti-radiation suit is ready for her atomic job. Handling a Geiger counter and protected by the inflated plastic garment, she can detect floating radioactive particles without danger of contamination. Goodyear-made, the suit is air-conditioned for comfort.

Robot Halts Waste
When waste collected by this tape shows plutonium the machine signals control engineers at the Hanford atomic plant. Prompt “leak” plugging saves GE $250,000 a year in lost nuclear fuel.

  1. we make money not art says: January 10, 200610:44 am

    Yesterday’s tomorrow, today

    Defense Tech has discovered a goldmine: Modern Mechanix! Check the glamour bonnet, mechanical willies, the speed mask with built-in snorkel, the Atomic Suit Inflated with Conditioned Air. Space suit for exploring the moon. It is equipped with retractab…

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