the Founder of SpaceX Elon Musk commented on the article of the head of Corporation “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin about the recent launch of the American spacecraft Crew Dragon crew to the International space station (ISS).
English translation of this material was published on the website of Roskosmos, the link to which is published in his Twitter journalist Eric Berger. In particular, he quoted article, in which Rogozin compares Russia’s loans Americans a chance to save the flight opportunity, to deliver astronauts to the ISS with the priceless paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian.
“That’s something!” – wrote Musk in the comments under this post. He also noted that developed in 80-ies of the successful Soviet oxygen-hydrogen engines led him to the creation of oxygen-methane Raptor engine, which, according to Musk, it has more momentum.
on may 30 the company SpaceX sent into orbit the Crew Dragon crew on Board. The next day a manned spacecraft with NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken moored to the station. After a successful docking, the crew transferred to the ISS.