By Kyle James   |  07-07-2018   News
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After nearly two weeks of being trapped underground, a Thai soccer team is running out of time. The billionaire tech guru Elon Musk has dispatched a team of engineers from SpaceX and The Boring Co. to help rescue the trapped teens. The 12 teenage soccer players and their coach went exploring in the cave but were trapped when rising waters sealed off their escape. It took divers nearly a week to locate the missing team but they have been able to keep them supplied and alive.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">SpaceX &amp; Boring Co engineers headed to Thailand tomorrow to see if we can be helpful to govt. There are probably many complexities that are hard to appreciate without being there in person.</p>&mdash; Elon Musk (@elonmusk) <a href="https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1015138953693880320?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 6, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The soccer team consisting of boys ranging in age from 11 to 16 has been trapped in the Tham Luang cave in Thailand for nearly two weeks. Oxygen levels continue to drop in the cave and being trapped underground is taking a toll on the boys. With heavy rains forecasted for this weekend, authorities are afraid that time is running out for the soccer team. As the days go on, dropping oxygen levels are leading to exhaustion and malnourishment. A former Thai Navy Seal diver named Saman Gunan died early Friday morning while working as a volunteer to rescue the boys.

Gunan was carrying supplies via the narrow water-filled corridors when he became stuck and ran out of oxygen. Musk says he is hopeful that his engineers can come up with a solution before time runs out for the team. Musk tweeted early Friday, "SpaceX & Boring Co engineers headed to Thailand tomorrow to see if we can be helpful to govt. There are probably many complexities that are hard to appreciate without being there in person." Musk added that The Boring Co. "is pretty good at digging holes."

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A spokesman for The Boring Co. said, "Once we confirm what exactly will be helpful to send or do, we will. We are getting feedback and guidance from the people on the ground in Chiang Rai to determine the best way for us to assist their efforts." So far over 1,000 people are aiding the search with specialists from all over the world traveling to Thailand to help. Musk bounced ideas around on Twitter for getting the boys out safely.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Maybe worth trying: insert a 1m diameter nylon tube (or shorter set of tubes for most difficult sections) through cave network &amp; inflate with air like a bouncy castle. Should create an air tunnel underwater against cave roof &amp; auto-conform to odd shapes like the 70cm hole.</p>&mdash; Elon Musk (@elonmusk) <a href="https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1015105500105412610?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 6, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source: https://www.space.com/41098-elon-musk-spacex-engineers-thai-cave-rescue.html

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Anonymous No. 30611 1530960868

Finally a Billionaire that helps with his $$$$, influence and resources.

Instead of trying create a 1 world government, abolish borders, start riots, civil wars and bring down countries.

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