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Founder of Space X and Tesla Elon Musk was asked to check the operation to rescue children from a flooded cave in Thailand. He is unhappy that the head of operation Rai Narongsak Ostankin refused to use a mini-submarine, which brought together engineers, Space X, says The Guardian.
Ostankin thought the submarine unfit for conditions in which conducted the rescue operation. In response, musk called the main lifeguard not competent enough and reminded about the letter of the British driver, who asked the businessman to continue work on the submarine.
Previously Elon Musk announced the readiness of its submarines to rescue the children. “It is named “Wild boar” in honor of their football team. Leave it here in case it will come in handy in the future. Thailand is so beautiful,” he wrote.
On Tuesday, July 10, from the caves of Tham Luang in Thailand pulled to the surface five. They were the last from the group consisting of 13 people who were trapped under the ground.
A group of pupils aged 11 to 16 years and a football coach walked into the cave in the North of the country, when it was dry, but soon after they were inside, the rain has gone, the entrance was flooded and blocked by rocks. Operation on their search lasted for 10 days. People found alive four kilometers from the entrance to the cave.
Video, photo All from Russia.