UPDATED 9:45 AM PT – Sat. July 7 ,2018
Tech billionaire Elon Musk is sending a team of engineers to assist in rescue efforts for the 12 boys and their soccer coach in a flooded Thailand cave, as the clock ticks ahead of heavy rains.
In a tweet Saturday, Musk received some positive feedback from cave experts, after he proposed an idea to use an escape pod, featuring an inflatable tube with airlocks.
This comes after the Thai government confirmed, specialist engineers with Musk’s Space X and boring companies will arrive Saturday
His team could provide services for location tracking, water pumping, or battery power.