Frank von Hippel, a genuine nuclear expert, talks with Rachel Maddow:
He mentions that the problems are that ‘too much’ of the roof is intact to get hoses in, and they can’t see where to shoot the water until they get a camera in.
So here’s the plan with teleoperated robots. First, we bring them to the containment roof via helicopter.
Make a hole in the roof with hammerbot (mark 2):
Then lower a camera with cambot (Tom Servo says hi!):