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Thai Cave Rescue

Follow the harrowing operation to rescue 12 boys stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand.

Topic: Tech + EngineeringTech & EngineeringNova

Program Description

In July 2018, the world held its breath as an international team of cave divers endeavored to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded deep in a flooded cave in Thailand. Follow the harrowing operation and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible. Hear how rescuers explored every option—from pumping water, to drilling a new exit, to ultimately cave diving with the children through the treacherous, flooded passages.

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