Another robot just broke down investigating Fukushima’s record high radiation levels

  PSSSSsssttttt, it's the 7th one folks!!!  ~hw00t

Another robot has died in the depths of one of Fukushima’s nuclear reactors, as attempts to locate and remove melted radioactive fuel continue. This is the second robot in two weeks to meet its end in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, the site of a major nuclear accident caused by the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

The robot’s mission was to investigate the pedestal underneath the Unit 2 nuclear reactor, where melted nuclear fuel is suspected to have fallen. But about 10 feet away from its target, one of the robot’s tank-like treads got stuck, World Nuclear News reports. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which operates the plant, decided to cut the robot’s cable and abandon it inside the reactor. A TEPCO spokeswoman told Phys.org that they don’t yet know whether radiation or debris stopped the robot.

http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/17/14652274/fukushima-nuclear-robot-...

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The criminal cover up of this disaster has more than likely cost those who live in the northern hemisphere a trip to an early grave!  The US government has been just as criminal in its lock step gate with Japan's by not testing or providing early warning to citizens living in the western states!  The silence is equal to murder.  Plain and simple.

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