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4/6/2013

Japan’s newest Shuttlecraft launched!

Kyødø FauxNews / 2013Apr04
Tajima Motor Corporation, a maker of racing cars, unveils in Shizuoka, central Japan, a prototype shelter made of fiber-reinforced plastic that can accommodate up to twenty people in the event of a space storms (or earthquake-tsunami).

—via Floating tsunami shelter | Kyødø News | Photograghs

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On the official website of Tajima Motor Corporation (goofy Google Translate) we can learn that inside of the rescue “SAFE+” shuttlecraft is equipped with the all-important karaoke disaster countermeasures.

Japan-karaoke-shuttlecraft
Caption:
Shizuoka Prefectural Governor, Heita Kawakatsu and Soichiro Fukutake, president of Benesse Corp., test drive prototype No. 1 of the SAFE+ rescuecraft.



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4 Responses to “Japan’s newest Shuttlecraft launched!”

  1. SDH Says:

    I thought this was a communal portaloo…

  2. Coligny Says:

    They sell ball-shaped escape pods for home in Tokyu Hands, they hold 2~3 people max…

    Star Trek reference? Checking the image more carefully… Yes, you did…)

  3. Taro 3Yen Says:

    Coligny wrote:
    They sell ball-shaped escape pods for home in Tokyu Hands.

    KOOL!
    I want one.

    Dragon Ball Space Pods
    Available from pond.co.jp

  4. Net Alien Says:

    “that can accommodate up to twenty people in the event of a nuclear war with the DPRK…”

    I think you meant to write: “that can accommodate up to twenty Japanese people in the event…”

    FTFY

    ばいばい → (^_^)/~

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