Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Chilean Miner Rescue Video Feed--UPDATE II

UPDATE II:  Capsule down the hole!   Vaya con Dios, Amigos!

CBS News.
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UPDATED:  Malkin has more, including
  • Link to WSJ Video Feed
  • Link to description of NASA's contributions.
  • Bio of Americans who dropped everything to fly to Chile to work 33 days straight to make the rescue possible--2 and a half months earlier than the original predictions, you may recall.
I was wondering about decompression, thinking that they might be deep enough to worry about the bends.  Apparently not, although there are similar concerns, which is where NASA comes in.
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LOL!  One of the rescue crew just had to go turn off the security alarm on his car...

1 comment:

DirtCrashr said...

We stayed up and watched the fourth guy get packed-in and go up, on Tele-Something Spanishvision - there was no live feed at 11:00 last night except one Spanish-language station and a Tokyo (WTF?).
Apparently an American named Jeff Heart from Colorado drilled the hole.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5jsQaoyoS_X0-ev88opTLcoiueyGQ?docId=4792058
But the Google map is to San Jose, CA, they can't find Chile...
But Wikipedia can:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Copiap%C3%B3_mining_accident

But the big question is, how come our guys always die whenever there's a mine disaster here - and yet these guys pulled-off an amazing (and calm) rescue? Is the US becoming a 2nd Class mining country?