Did the Atomic Bomb Hit the Ground before Exploding?

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No, the atomic bomb exploded before it hit the ground. It exploded in the air because once u take the trigger off it has a mass of at least 5 sec. before it explodes. Some atomic bombs explode on impact, most explode in the air for maximum destruction caused by the explosion spreading out over a wider area.
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