'Little Sunfish' underwater robot to inspect Fukushima nuclear plant damage

  • James Lillywhite
    By James Lillywhite

The Little Sunfish robot was developed by Toshiba and International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID), who plan to deploy it into the primary containment vessel in Unit 3 at Fukushima. An earthquake and tsunami hit the nuclear plant in March 2011, causing thousands of residents to be evacuated from their homes.

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