Wednesday, 13 October 2010
What a Feat of Engineering
At 4.11am the first of the Chilean miners arrived back on the surface. Florencio Avalos, married with two children, has been trapped along with his brother, 29 year old Renan. He was chosen to go first because he is in good physical shape.
The initial arrival of the capsule - containing rescuer Manuel Gonzalez - in the miners' chamber was overwhelming.
A medic is now down in the chamber and a second miner is on his way to the surface. Time for me to have some sleep.