Elon Musk submarine

Elon Musk posted a video of a “kid-sized submarine” being tested under water.
Musk came up with the idea to help rescue the youth soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand.
Engineers from SpaceX and The Boring Company are in Thailand assisting the government’s rescue mission.

Elon Musk is testing equipment designed to help rescue the remaining members of a Thai youth soccer team who are trapped in a cave, the Tesla CEO tweeted on Sunday.

Hours after four boys were confirmed to have been rescued from the cave, Musk tweeted a video of a small submarine-like vessel being tested in a swimming pool.

Earlier this week, Musk offered engineers from two of his other companies — SpaceX and The Boring Company — to assist the Thai government. The video shows three people in scuba gear pushing and pulling the tube across a pool.

Testing underwater in LA pool pic.twitter.com/CDO2mtjP2D

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 8, 2018

Sam Teller, the spokesperson for the Boring Company, said four company engineers were “offering support in any way the government deems useful.”

Here’s another look of the vessel:

pic.twitter.com/jL2sPT0NCp

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 8, 2018

pic.twitter.com/3VbHrJJq5g

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 8, 2018

Musk first tweeted about the boys trapped in the cave on July 4 after somebody asked him if he would assist. He wrote that he would be “happy to help if there was a way to do so.”

I suspect that the Thai govt has this under control, but I’m happy to help if there is a way to do so

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 4, 2018

Musk then started brainstorming ideas to help via tweet. On Friday, he tweeted that “SpaceX & Boring …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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