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Sandia Gemini-Scout Mine Rescue Robot could aid in future miner rescues

By Damir Beciri
One Comment16 August 2011

gemini-scout-mine-rescue-robotWhen a mining accident occurs, potentially deadly conditions such as poisonous gases, flooded tunnels, explosive vapors, unstable walls and roofs, and unknown obstacles between the surface and trapped workers can significantly slow the rescue efforts. Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories developed the Gemini-Scout Mine Rescue Robot in order to collects information about potential dangers and… »