Chilean Rescue Capsule @ Science Museum (until 13 May)

March 8, 2012toMay 13, 2012

Capsule_1735639cSee the Chilean rescue capsule at Science Museum that saved 33 miners trapped in the San Jose mine after 69 days underground.

Named Fenix 2, the 460kg, 3.9m high and 54 cm wide rescue capsule was designed and built by the Chilean Navy in order to rescue the 33 miners trapped 700 metres underground following the collapse of the San Jose mine in August 2010.

See the Chilean rescue capsule at Science Museum and learn more about the huge technical and engineering obstacles that the rescue team had to overcome in order to recover the trapped miners.

Event Info:

Price: FREE

Times: 10 to 6pm