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NASA's Response to Mine Disaster Remembered | NASA

One year ago on Oct. 14, 2010, the last of the 33 men trapped since Aug. 5 in a Chilean copper mine approximately 2,300 below the Earth's surface was pulled to safety with help from an unlikely source - NASA. It was a dire situation.

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Last of the trapped Chilean miners hauled to the surface

The first of six rescue workers who went down to bring out 33 trapped miners was the last person to get back to the surface, leaving behind an empty, wrecked mine. Manuel González...

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Chilean miners' rescue may start Tuesday | CBC News

The 33 trapped Chilean miners may start coming to the surface as early as Tuesday, the country's mining minister said Saturday after rescue workers finished drilling an escape shaft....

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Voices: Covering the Unforgettable Chilean Miners' Rescue - NBC News

The miners had been trapped for 23 days. Plan "B" was the rescue plan of Denver-area-based engineer Jeff Hart's team. He and Matt Staffel were drilling wells for U.S. soldiers in...

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The Capsule That Saved the Chilean Miners - Smithsonian Magazine

On August 5, 2010, a cave-in blocked the mine's main shaft in two locations. Rescuers scrambled to drill exploratory holes to locate the men. "They were prospecting for people, and the...

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Trapped Chilean miners: rescue drill reaches their refuge at last

Sat 9 Oct 2010 10.51 EDT. A drill boring a rescue shaft to 33 trapped Chilean miners has broken through into an underground chamber where they have been stranded since August. The milestone at the ...

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First Rescuer Reaches Trapped Chilean Miners | Fox News

Rescuers in Chile began the night of Oct. 12 raising the 33 trapped miners one-by-one to the surface, ending their 69-day ordeal. No one in history has been trapped underground so long and survived.

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Chilean Miners: Surviving the Darkness - newsweek.com

The plight of the 33 miners trapped in northern Chile since Aug. 5 is harrowing enough. To survive, they must endure constant 90 percent humidity, avoid starvation, battle thirst, guard against...

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Trapped Chilean miners: rescue drill reaches their refuge at last

A drill boring a rescue shaft to 33 trapped Chilean miners has broken through into an underground chamber where they have been stranded since August. The milestone at the San Jose mine...

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Chilean Miners Facing a Months-Long Wait as Gov't Prepares Rescue Plan ...

The miners have been trapped below the surface since the main access collapsed on Aug. 5 due to tons of falling rock. ... The trapped men tied two notes to the end of a probe that rescuers pulled ...

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Last of the trapped Chilean miners hauled to the surface

The last of the Chilean miners, the foreman who held them together when they were feared lost, has been raised from the depths of the earth:a joyous ending to a 69-day ordeal that riveted the ...

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NASA's Response to Mine Disaster Remembered | NASA

Duncan was joined by J.D. Polk, also a medical doctor, and Clinton Cragg at left. One year ago on Oct. 14, 2010, the last of the 33 men trapped since Aug. 5 in a Chilean copper mine approximately 2,300 below the Earth's surface was pulled to safety with help from an unlikely source - NASA. It was a dire situation.

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Chile mine rescue: first miners brought to the surface - The Telegraph

Chile mine rescue: first miners brought to the surface The first of 33 Chilean miners trapped half a mile underground have been raised successfully to the surface in a dramatic rescue...

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Chilean Mine Rescue Fast Facts | CNN

Relatives stand by as rescuers work to free 33 miners trapped inside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, on August 6, 2010. The mine collapsed a day earlier, and the miners ended up...

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Developing: Rescue Operation for Chilean Miners | PBS NewsHour

As of 6:15 a.m. ET Wednesday, eight trapped miners have been lifted to freedom at the Chilean mine site. Another 25 await rescue underground. The AP reports that at this pace and barring...

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The Untold Truth Of The Chilean Miner Rescue - Grunge.com

Once they reached the surface, the miners needed to wear specialized sunglasses so that their eyes were not injured by the sun. The physical rescue attempt was not the only challenge. Psychologists spoke to the miners during their time underground to help with the mental health of the trapped victims.

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Trapped 68 Days, First Chilean Miners Taste Freedom

SAN JOSÉ MINE, Chile — With a look of sturdy calm, the first of the 33 miners trapped nearly half a mile underground stepped out of a narrow rescue capsule and onto the surface at 12:11...

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Chile Mine Collapse: Facts About the Amazing Survival Story

Two days after the roof of the mine collapsed and miners became trapped, rescue efforts hit a snag. Workers had been descending through a ventilation shaft toward a shelter, about 2,200...

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Improbable Story of 'Los 33', The Chilean Miners' Rescue | IE

At the moment, we could all use some good news, so let's revisit the improbable rescue of "Los 33". 50 miles ( 80 km) northwest of the town of Copiapó, Chile, in the midst of the Atacama Desert ...

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Trapped Miners Out By Oct. 15, Chile's President Says | WBUR

Drillers are "very close" to rescuing the 33 men who have been confined to an underground shaft since an Aug. 5 collapse at the mine, President Pinera said. A rescue official was cautious about ...

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Raw Video: Last Trapped Chilean Miner Rescued - YouTube

Raw Video: Last Trapped Chilean Miner Rescued - YouTube The last of the Chilean miners has been raised from deep beneath the earth. All 33 men have now been delivered from the longest...

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The Rescue of the Trapped Chilean Miners - Medium

It was the rescue of thirty-three (33) miners who were trapped in a mine some six hundred and twenty-two (622) metres below the earth's surface — that is about half a mile deep. This...

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Chilean miner trapped underground a decade ago recalls the day ... - Yahoo!

He and other miners were trapped by a mine collapse on Aug. 5, 2010 at the San José mine, a small deposit nestled among dusty, desert hills near the city of Copiapó, about 800 kilometers...

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BBC News - Chile mine rescue: Your reaction

Rescuers have drilled through to the underground chamber where 33 Chilean miners have been trapped since 5 August. The evacuation is likely to start on Wednesday, the country's mining minister Laurence Golborne has said. The miners' ordeal - now in its 66th day - is the longest suffered by a group of miners caught underground.

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The Rescue of the Trapped Chilean Miners - Medium

Prologue. In October 2010, there was an incident in the nation of Chile that captured the attention of the whole world. It was the rescue of thirty-three (33) miners who were trapped in a mine ...

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Chile's trapped miners: rescue capsule arrives at San Jose mine

The first of three rescue capsules specially built to lift out the 33 Chilean miners trapped since early August has arrived at the San Jose mine. Two backup rescue devices constructed...

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First of 33 miners rescued in Chile - CNN.com

Florencio Avalos made the bumpy 20-minute ride to the surface as eager family members and anxious strangers watched from around the world the developments at the San Jose mine. He emerged...

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Chile Mine Collapse: Facts About the Amazing Survival Story

Earlier this week, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said the cause of the roof collapse, about 1,100 feet (350 meters) below the surface, is being investigated. The mine is owned by the Compania ...

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Improbable Story of 'Los 33', The Chilean Miners' Rescue | IE

Both rescues made use of a rescue pod, or capsule, that winched trapped miners to the surface one at a time through an enlarged borehole. The rescue of the Chilean miners became an...

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Chilean Miners Rescue: Photos From the Scene - TheStreet

In this photo released by the Chilean government, Chilean miner Juan Illanes is carried away on a stretcher after being rescued from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he was...

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Chilean Miners: Surviving the Darkness - newsweek.com

Chilean Miners: Surviving the Darkness. Find out what supplies rescuers are squeezing through a 3.19-inch hole. The plight of the 33 miners trapped in northern Chile since Aug. 5 is harrowing ...

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Raw Video: Last Trapped Chilean Miner Rescued - YouTube

The last of the Chilean miners has been raised from deep beneath the earth. All 33 men have now been delivered from the longest underground entrapment in his...

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