The rescue operation begins at the San Jose mine in Chile. The moment the capsule reaches the miners, containing rescue worker Manuel Gonzales, is captured on a webcam.
The families of all 33 men wait nervously. As news arrives that the first man, Florencio Avalos, is on his way to the top, his family and the President of Chile wait near the entrance.
Each miner will get inside the rescue shaft one by one. Mario Sepulveda hugs President Sebastian Pinera after he became the second miner to be rescued.
Loads of people are gathered at the mine celebrating as the men are released. Mario Sepulveda shows his happiness!
The operation is being watched live all over the world. This man in the Philippines watches the rescue.
It takes the capsule about 15 minutes to get to the top. Rescue workers prepare to pull out each miner. They will be taken straight to hospital.
Mamani Solis was the only miner not from Chile. Solis will be checked over, and if he's ok, he will fly to Bolivia in the Presidential plane.
Mario Gomez, at 63 he's the eldest of the 33 miners. He's been working in the mines since he was 12.
People on the streets of Copiapo, where most of the miners live, followed the rescue operation. It took 22 hours to bring all the miners up to the surface.
Jimmy Sanchez, the youngest miner at only 19 years old, had been working in the mines for only a few months before getting trapped.
During their rescue, the miners wore a harness which monitored their heart rate, breathing, temperature and oxygen use.
The rescue team celebrated with massive cheers, songs and applause as Luis Urzua, the last of the 33 men to reach the surface, was winched up.