Elon Musk's SpaceX making 'kid-sized submarine' for Thailand cave rescue

Elon Musk speaks at Boring Company community meeting in Bel Air Los Angeles

Elon Musk speaks at Boring Company community meeting in Bel Air Los Angeles

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and tunnel-digging firm The Boring Company, says he is "happy to help" Thai authorities attempting to rescue the junior soccer team trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave system.

Monsoon flooding cut off their escape and prevented rescuers from finding them for nine days. Powerwalls. However, it is now unclear if Thai officials will accept Musk's help. The 48-year-old American business magnate, investor, and engineer could make its massive drills or excavation expertise from Boring Company available; however, the approach could pose some dangers for this mission, Bloomberg report suggests.

The dive is also dark and risky - it has taken rescuers six hours to reach the team and another five hours to return to the entrance.

"Construction complete in about 8 hours, then 17 hour flight to Thailand", Musk tweeted just before noon, California time. It's advertised to be light enough for 2 divers to lead through the very narrow tunnels, which are as much a danger to the divers themselves.

When the whole world is praying for a safe return of the boys, a Twitter user asked for Elon Musk's help.

"SpaceX team reached out to us today to help connect to Thai govt.", said Musk on Twitter.

Among his tweets about the rescue, he also said: "But let's not submit to the bad mood entirely".

World Cup Group H match report Japan v Poland 28 June 2018
Once Colombia had scored in Samara , Japan knew it had done enough to advance even though it was losing late in its match. The Japanese played out goalless draw at halftime and were looking like they were heading for the exit doors.

"Also building an inflatable tube with airlocks".

"Some SpaceX and Boring Company engineers are on the way now and more are leaving for Thailand in the next 24 hours", a Boring Co. spokesperson told BuzzFeed.

"There are probably many complexities that are hard to appreciate without being there in person", Musk wrote.

Musk hopes his engineers can join the already huge operation being carried out in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex, where dozens of Thai Navy SEALs and worldwide experts are attempting to find a way to get the boys out.

Rescuers have been navigating a risky and complicated plan to get the children out under the threat of heavy rain and rising water underground.

Eight boys and the coach remain trapped, and the ordeal has been a closely watched news story around the globe.

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