//NPR Story: After TMI Accident In ’79, This CMU Team Pitched A Novel Idea For Cleanup: Use Robots

NPR Story: After TMI Accident In ’79, This CMU Team Pitched A Novel Idea For Cleanup: Use Robots

March 14, 2019

Amy Sisk of Pittsburgh’s NPR Station WESA, for State Impact Pennsylvania, produced a 4 minute piece featuring the voices of Red Whittaker, John Bares, Chuck Whittaker and Mike Pavelek. It tells the story that begins with the Three Mile Island accident in 1979 and the robots that went on to inspect the space in 1983 and 1984. The story talks a bit about current work on radioactive pipe assessment.

Listen to the story here.

Here is video from 1984 with an introduction by Red Whittaker:

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