Red Ice News

Dispelling the Mythmakers

Ukraine, Japan to monitor Chernobyl and Fukushima from space
New to Red Ice? Start Here!

Ukraine, Japan to monitor Chernobyl and Fukushima from space

Source: phys.org


Ukraine and Japan on Monday agreed to launch a joint satellite project to track the state of crippled Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear plants, sites of the world’s greatest nuclear disasters.

"We have agreed on cooperation in the space sector to monitor the regions surrounding Chernobyl and Fukushima," Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Leonid Kozhara.

The project aims to put into orbit by 2014 eight miniature satellites to gather information on the effects of radioactive fallout on the areas adjacent to the plants.

According to the Japanese foreign ministry, it will be a joint project of Tokyo University and the Ukrainian state space agency with launches of Japanese-developed satellites by Ukrainian carrier rockets.

In March 2011, an earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant in northeast Japan. Cleanup after the disaster is expected to take around four decades.

[...]

Read the full article at: phys.org

Comments

Red Ice Radio

3Fourteen

Women on the Verge of Societal Breakdown
Piero San Giorgio - Women on the Verge of Societal Breakdown
The Ascent of Art in the Alt-Right
Emily Youcis - The Ascent of Art in the Alt-Right

TV

Operation Reinhard - 4chan Nationalism
Operation Reinhard - 4chan Nationalism
Operation Reinhard - Andrew Breitbart Knew About #PizzaGate
Operation Reinhard - Andrew Breitbart Knew About #PizzaGate

RSSYoutubeGoogle+iTunesSoundCloudStitcherTuneIn

Design by Henrik Palmgren © Red Ice Privacy Policy