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The 1961 SL-1 Reactor Explosion was the world's first fatal nuclear accident.
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A control rod embedded in the ceiling of the SL-1 containment structure.

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This photograph shows a control rod embedded in the ceiling of the SL-1 structure as a result of the force of the reactor explosion. One of the reactor operators was impaled by a control rod during the explosion.

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