April 18, 2011

Packbot Enters Fukushima Power Plant

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We finally know that one of the iRobot Packbots was sent into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to measure the amount of radiation and oxygen levels in the building. This is a first time foray into the fray that is also set to check temperature, although the company sent the bots several weeks ago. A rep from Tepco claims that it will find if the conditions are safe for a human to enter.

Via WSJ

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 18, 2011 11:29 AM
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