Elon Musk Offers to Help Soccer Team Trapped In Thai Cave

Thai Cave Boys Rescue

He wrote that engineers from two of his companies, the aerospace manufacturer SpaceX and the tunnel-construction company Boring Company, were leaving for Thailand on Saturday to offer assistance to the Thai government.

A Thai navy SEAL died early Friday as he attempted a rescue mission to save the 12 boys and their coach.

Though rescuers found the group after nine days and they have received food, blankets and medical attention, it is still a risky dive and scramble through four kilometres of tunnels where they are trapped in - as they can not swim or dive.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted on Wednesday that he was "happy to help" the Thai government's rescue efforts, and by Thursday he was pitching ideas over Twitter with James Yenbamroong, CEO of Thai space startup mu Space Corp, about potential strategies that could work.

He also raised the possibility of a nylon tube being inserted into the cave to inflate it with air "like a bouncy castle".

Most of the boys do not know how to swim, never mind dive in such a complex environment.

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Elon Musk's companies could provide services for location tracking, water pumping, or battery power.

The amount of oxygen in the cave is diminishing, forcing rescuers to establish a line to pump in fresh air. They entered the cave during fine weather but became trapped when a sudden downpour flooded the narrow tunnels.

Teams of Thai and worldwide divers have since supplied them with food, oxygen and medical attention, but there are mounting concerns about the oxygen level in the chamber, which officials said had fallen to 15%. However, it is unclear if Thai officials will accept his help.

The rising water level in the cave is causing a drop in the oxygen levels, which is causing the boys to exhaust. Then, Musk confirmed that his team was on the way.

Rescuers have already looked into drilling holes into the cave in order to create a tunnel system for the trapped boys to escape, Musk discussed this stating that his Boring Company "has advanced ground penetrating radar & is pretty good at digging holes". "If so, could dropship fully charged Powerpacks and pumps".

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