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Short: The Vela Incident

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On September 22, 1979, a Vela satellite picked up a hallmark double flash, signifying that a 2-3 kiloton Nuclear bomb had been detonated. However, the people in charge of investigating this explosion have refused to confirm it was a detonation, instead suggesting it was a malfunction.

Some of Our Research:
According to National Security Archive
The long version