Arrow-right Camera

Nation/World

Troops Search Hills For Space Probe Fuel

Sat., Dec. 14, 1996

Hundreds of army soldiers backed by planes searched remote areas in the Andean foothills Friday for pieces of a missing Russian space probe that carried radioactive material.

The soldiers are looking for tiny capsules of radioactive plutonium fuel that could have fallen in southwestern Bolivia or northern Chile, the government said.


 
Tags: briefly

Click here to comment on this story »