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Blue Dragon robot. Researcher operating the Blue Dragon robot with a remote control as it moves over a pile of debris. It may be used to locate the survivors of earthquakes. A charge-coupled device (CCD) in its nose shows what lies in front of it. Blue Dragon was built by the Department of Mechano-Aerospace Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. Photographed in 1999.
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