Ice Cube Projectiles Could Be Intruments for Starting War – 1955

Ice Cube Projectiles Could Be Intruments for Starting War - Mirror News 9-13-1955

     A well-known meteoriticist declared today that a “shrewd opponent” could wage war against this country with intercontinental projectiles made of ice.
By Mirror News
9-13-1955

The object of the ice missile would be to determine effectiveness of range for a missile of the more deadly variety.

Dr. Lincoln La Paz, director of the University of New Mexico’s Institute of Meteoritics, said an ice projectile could be shot from a plane at high altitude many miles from the United States. Moving at sufficiently high speed, it would appear from the ground much like a meteor or a shooting star.

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