the red sun
Japan will rise
Doko ka ni
Akai taiyou Nippon wa
joushou suru ne
My heart goes out to everyone in Japan. Tears fall when I think of the damage that the catastrophe brought. I got friends and a relative in Japan. I have often written my fondness to them...(two posts below you will read about the Japanese store I frequent)
Japan's chief Cabinet secretary Yukio Edano has said as official Kyodo news agency reported, that an "extremely large number of people'' had been killed. :(
The earthquake struck 80 miles offshore at 2.46 p.m. Friday Japan time.
The most immediate concern was the safety of the nation's nuclear plants. Some 3,000 people living near a nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, north of Tokyo, were evacuated because of a reactor cooling malfunction, but the government cleared that no radiation was leaking. Authorities had turned off 11 power plants and 4 million people were reported to be without electricity...or gas for that matter. There was also a burning oil refinery as told by a friend...
During our visit at the International Atomic Energy Agency Office, we saw these Japanese miniature spaceships along with a number of replicated machines and space crafts from other countries.
Also posted for photo hunt's Machine theme.