mu Space aids in Thai cave rescue that brought trapped football team out safely
“Wild Boars is finally going home!” That was mu Space Corp CEO and founder James Yenbamroong’s reaction as he witnessed the final mission to rescue the remaining four teenage players of the football team Wild Boars and their coach who were trapped in Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, a province in the northern part of Thailand. The last person was rescued at 7 pm, local time Tuesday. “Many people have been waiting for this day for a long time,” James said. “We’re glad to see them out safe and thrilled that they’re finally going home.” Last week on Saturday, Thailand-based satellite and space company mu Space had sent five of its staff engineers to assist in the rescue mission of 12 football players, ages 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach who were stranded inside Tham Luang cave. On 23 June, the football team went exploring in the cave after a practice game and were reported missing following a heavy downpour. They were found alive by search teams only after over a week being stranded without food and clean water. News of the discovery sparked jubilation across Thailand, but it was cut short by news that the football team couldn’t come out yet due to the cave being flooded. “When we heard the news that they were still trapped after two weeks, we quickly assembled a team of engineers to arrive in the area to give support to the rescuers,” said James. “We collaborated with several private companies and universities who wanted to help in the rescue,” informed James. “Google provided useful data and Weather Decision Technologies aided the rescuers with weather forecast models. US-based aerospace manufacturer SpaceX, who also offered support, contacted us to help them connect to the Thai government.” The final rescue mission in Tuesday brought... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, mu Space aids in Thai cave rescue that brought trapped football team out safely, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: Samui Times - Wednesday, 11 July, 2018
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