Elon Musk offers his technology, engineers to help save Thai soccer team trapped in cave

Elon Musk thinks he can help rescue the trapped Thai soccer team.
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Billionaire "techbro" Elon Musk wants to help rescue the youth soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand, so he is sending his SpaceX and Boring Company engineers overseas to offer their support, Fortune reports. "I suspect that the Thai govt has this under control," Musk tweeted, "but am happy to help if there is a way to do so."

Musk admitted that "there are probably many complexities that are hard to appreciate without being there in person," although he is evidently eyeing the possibility of assisting in pumping water out of the cave. It won't be the first time Musk has offered his help in a disaster situation: His companies' technology and infrastructure support were used in Puerto Rico after last year's hurricane.

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