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Friday, February 17, 2017

'Scorpion' robot mission inside Fukushima reactor aborted

'Scorpion' robot mission inside Fukushima reactor aborted Tokyo (AFP) Feb 16, 2017 - A "scorpion" robot sent into a Japanese nuclear reactor to learn about the damage suffered in a tsunami-induced meltdown had its mission aborted after the probe ran into trouble, Tokyo Electric Power company said Thursday. TEPCO, the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant, sent the remote-controlled device into the No. 2 reactor where radiation levels have recently hit record highs. The ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Scorpion_robot_mission_inside_Fukushima_reactor_aborted_999.html

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