Earlier, the head of the Russian space industry compared the “Roscosmos” with paintings by Renaissance artists.

the head of the company SpaceX Elon Musk commented on the column head of the state Corporation “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin in Forbes magazine. The corresponding message American entrepreneur was published in “Twitter” in the comments to a post of the journalist of the edition Ars Technica Erika Berger.

Quite a piece! I should credit the Soviet/Russian engine work in the 80’s as being a factor in deciding to switch from H2 to CH4. They demonstrated excellent performance on test stands, with Isp up to 380 secs.

the Journalist published on his page a complete translation of the words, where the head of “Roskosmos” called the Russian assistance in the delivery of American astronauts to the ISS invaluable and compared it with the paintings of the Renaissance artists.

Elon Musk is not left out from the publication and also spoke on this occasion.

— a Good passage — written by an American businessman.

He also added that the development of Soviet and Russian engineers was one of the reasons why the developers of the Raptor engine SpaceX abandoned hydrogen fuel in favor of a mixture of methane and liquid oxygen.

Recall that in late may from the American cosmodrome was launched into space by NASA the crew of two people. Over the years this is the first launch carried out from the territory of the United States. In addition, for the first time in the history of the delivery of astronauts to orbit the Earth carried a private space company.