After days of being pinned beneath up to 10 feet of rubble, four men were rescued in Nepal thanks to NASA search-and-rescue technology. This marks the first real-world use of NASA's advanced sensing technology.
The loss of life to the earthquake stricken areas of Nepal has been catastrophic, but now survivors are facing a new threat that could pose an even greater risk that the quake and its aftershocks - disease.
A team at NASA located in the Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles is using the latest in satellite technology to assist with the rescue efforts of earthquake victims after last month's magnitude 7.9 quake that rocked Nepal.
In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, International rescue and relief teams have begun to converge on Kathmandu, Nepal's capital. Rescuers continue to poor in to the city even as hope fades that more survivors will be found. The quake that hit on Saturday has now been reported to have claimed the lives of more than 4,000 people.
A powerful earthquake struck in Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Katmandu, flattening many sections of the city's historic center trapping dozens of people in a 200-foot watchtower that crumbled into a pile rubble.
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