Elon Musk goes on Twitter rant after reports that his mini submarine was ‘not practical’
Elon Musk is not here for the kid-size submarine haters.
On Tuesday, the Thai government successfully completed the rescue of all 12 young soccer players and their coach from the narrow, treacherous cave system they had been trapped in since June 23. They did so without the use of the mini submarine that Elon Musk’s team developed for the mission, and that the billionaire helped drop off on Monday in case it was needed as a backup.
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The submarine arrived late on the second to last day of the mission. The person whom the BBC described as Thai NavySEAL’s head of the rescue mission, Narongsak Osotthanakorn, told the BBC that “the equipment they brought to help us is not practical with our mission.” Read more…More about Twitter, Thailand, Elon Musk, Caves, and Tech
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