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Chernobyl's New Hat


The structure will have two cranes that can lift 50 tons each and medical and radiation protection facilities for 1,430 workers

110 METERS

Height; enough to house the Statue of Liberty

257 METERS

Span; about the length of a WWII aircraft carrier

164 METERS

Length; a bit less than Mt. Rushmore's height

29,000 TONS

Weight; close to that of 65 fully loaded Boeing 747s

100 YEARS

The expected life of the new Chernobyl container

Data: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


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