SpaceX was the most serious challenge in its 18-year history — and sent the ship with the astronauts on orbit. Its founder Elon Musk called this mission “the culmination of a dream.” The probability of such a development upon formation of the company he, by his own admission, was evaluated in 0.1%

SpaceX sent American astronauts to the International space station (ISS). This is the first manned mission, which is carried out on a private spaceship. For the first time since 2011, NASA astronauts fly to the ISS in the Russian Soyuz.

Before the first launch attempt, in the end cancelled due bad weather, Musk said that the mission was “the culmination of a dream.” “It’s a dream that became a reality. In fact, it seems surreal, — said the billionaire. — If you asked me at the time, when I started SpaceX, will it happen, I would have said a 1% chance. Even a 0.1%”.

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