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

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.

Two feet long and shaped like a scorpion, this robot is equipped with a camera on its front, and another camera on its tail that can whip up and look around. It also sports temperature and radiation sensors. Toshiba and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning designed the scorpion robot to scoot on caterpillar treads like a tank through pipes about four inches wide.

It’s now at least the seventh robot to have broken down while investigating Fukushima’s nuclear reactors, which remain highly radioactive.

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One comment on “Another robot just broke down investigating Fukushima’s record high radiation levels
  1. futuret says:

    THIS WILL HAPPEN WITH EVERY ROBOT, SIMPLY BECAUSE OF THE DENSITY OF THE RADIATION. THIS IS A FATAL ISSUE. THERE IS MORE AND MORE RADIATION LEAKING FROM FUKUSHIMA. IT HAS REACH THE UNITED STATES IN FACT, THE RIVERS IN THE NORTHWEST ARE CONTAMINATED, MOREOVER BABIES IN THE NORTHWEST HAVE REPORTED BEING BORN WITHOUT MOUTHS AND ORGANS INSIDE OUT. WE NOW HAVE STARFISH COMMITTING SUICIDE, BY PULLING THEMSELVES A PART, BECAUSE THEIR PAIN IS TOO GREAT. ROBOTS ARE GOING TO CREATE SOCIAL UNREST AS WELL:

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