Elon Musk said on Wednesday that he would be “happy to help” the Thai soccer team stuck in a cave since July 23.
He has now sketched a plan that could help save the boys, and said that engineers from his companies will go to Thailand tomorrow.
Rescuers are in a race against time get the team out of the cave, as oxygen levels are depleting and monsoon rains threaten to leave them trapped for months.
Elon Musk has detailed plans that could help free the Thai soccer team stuck inside a cave – and engineers from two of his companies are going to Thailand to help.
Musk outlined his proposal on Twitter today, where he suggested inserting a tube through the cave network and inflating it, allowing the team to travel out of the cave.
“Maybe worth trying: insert a 1m diameter nylon tube (or shorter set of tubes for most difficult sections) through cave network & inflate with air like a bouncy castle, ” he wrote. “Should create an air tunnel underwater against cave roof & auto-conform to odd shapes like the 70cm hole.”
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology