CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk said that the inhabitants of the Earth can be proud of the new manned spacecraft Dragon Crew, on which American astronauts headed to the International space station.

He admitted that he understands those who are impressed with the run of the ship as it is very difficult to cope with emotions. Now, reminded the inventor, the main objective is the safe return of space explorers to Earth. Stream speech of the businessman was carried out at the National office for Aeronautics and space research (NASA).

This ship is made by humans, and humanity can be proud of this achievement. Of course, this launch will resonate with all those who in the soul of the researcher, myself getting overwhelmed with emotion, said Musk.

For flights to the moon and Mars Director SpaceX is optimistic. In particular, he would like to flight to the satellite of the Earth took place in two years, but maybe it will happen in four years.

I Think that is the first step of our civilization on the way to Mars. We will become an interplanetary civilization. This path will require a huge effort in the field of innovation and technology. — he predicted.

Wrote earlier, Executive Director of the Russian space Agency for manned space programs Sergey Krikalev reported that the flight Crew Dragon company SpaceX Elon musk will provide new opportunities for the global space industry. 30 may to the International space station (ISS) went American spacecraft Crew Dragon company SpaceX astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on Board from the Baikonur at Cape Canaveral.