Skip to comments.Elon Musk queries expertise of Thai cave rescue officials
Posted on 07/10/2018 7:23:15 PM PDT by Rebelbase
Entrepreneur turns on mission leader who rejected his offer of a submarine
Elon Musk has questioned the expertise of Thai rescue officials who turned down his offer of a submarine, despite their having organised the successful rescue of all 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave.
The entrepreneur had offered his help and posted footage of tests being carried out on the apparatus he proposed in recent days.
But while Narongsak Osatanakorn, the head of the joint command centre co-ordinating the operation, acknowledged Musks offer he said that the mini submarine would not have been practical for the cave rescue.
Even though their equipment is technologically sophisticated, it doesnt fit with our mission to go in the cave, Osatanakorn told reporters.
In response, Musk said Osatanakorn was not the subject matter expert, adding that he believed he had been inaccurately described as rescue chief, and should be more accurately referred to as the former Thai provincial governor.
(Excerpt) Read more at theguardian.com ...
Wow, I am surprised he is pushing this issue.
How does that sub do around tight corners?
His little sub would have never fit into the caverns there. What a nut, he needs to give it a rest.
I don’t think he’s a POS. He’s a genius and visionary, and that group has a high incidence of mental disturbance and volatility. He’s losing it because he doesn’t know how to recharge his mental batteries. He wants to be Superman and save the world, but it’s a big world and he’s burning out.
Oxygen tanks had to be removed from the divers/children to get through the tight spots.
A sub would have been just in the way.
Saith the Elizabeth Holmes of the auto industry...
He is/was South African, Canadian and is now here sucking on the government teat. In reverse order he will be loud, apologize for it and then feed you to his pet lion.
ROTFLMAO! Keyboard expert didn’t even read the article!
musk snakelike designed smart sub complete with rebreather, high density strobe headlights and a small nuclear reactor for electric and power propulsion system.
“Elon the Ugly American. “
Read the article.
“How does that sub do around tight corners?”
Please post diagrams to support your claim ...
Simple, it has a caterpillar drive
Biggest humbug since PT Barnum! He was also going to get Puerto Rico up and running after the hurricane. https://electrek.co/2017/10/05/elon-musk-tesla-rebuild-puerto-ricos-power-grid-batteries-solar/amp/
Musk is probably brilliant but I am surprised he is pushing this. It’s over. The boys have been rescued.
I know it is hard for his ego to accept that they didn’t need his grandiose hi-tech plans. In this case ... simple worked.
I read it. Still think it would have gotten in the way.
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