The submarine was tested in one of the basins of Los Angeles.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 8, 2018
Head of SpaceX Elon Musk announced the beginning of tests of a life-saving capsule, offered for the rescue of teenagers in Thailand. The entrepreneur posted a twitter video of testing a mini-submarine in one of the pools. According to the idea of Musk, a capsule can fit one teenager.
July 7, Musk reported on the agreement of the company SpaceX plan to save Thai students with the authorities of the country. Engineers must build a small submarine from the Falcon missile hull, which can accommodate two teenagers simultaneously. Musk added that this capsule with some modifications can be useful in space.
A school team of 12 teenagers and their coach disappeared on June 23rd. They went to a mountain park and decided to visit the cave, but then a downpour began and flooded it. Nine days later the group was found by rescuers. All this time the adolescents were in a cave flooded with rain, without food. Four teenagers have already been taken to the surface and taken to the hospital.