Robots enter Fukushima reactor building

A list member of know_nukes@yahoogroups.com has sent the following message to the group:

A pair of robots entered the Unit 3 reactor building at Fukushima Daiichi. The robots are equipped with cameras, radiation and temperature instruments. iRobot, the manufacturer, is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

http://www.techworld.com.au/article/383517/robots_enter_fukushima_reactor_building_first_time/

Also, remote controlled helicopters have been taking video from above. See YouTube clips below. The second clip shows pictures of the robots inside the reactor building.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW_CaBaK0bo&feature=relmfu

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About ksparthasarathy

I am a former Secretary of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board. I am a former Raja Ramanna Fellow in the Department of Atomic Energy. Free lance journalism is my hobby
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