Inventor and CEO of SpaceX, after the launch of the spacecraft Crew Dragon reacted to the statement of the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, that “the United States will use trampolines instead of ships,” reports NASA.
When the Mask at a press conference on the occasion of successful launch of manned spacecraft was asked to comment on the appropriate statement Rogozin, he replied that “the trampoline works” and laughed.
In turn, the Director of NASA, James Breidenstein announced that it has received official congratulations to Roscosmos.
The first manned flight developed by SpaceX Dragon spacecraft Crew started at 22:22 Moscow time on Saturday. The launch was scheduled for may 27, but was cancelled due to weather conditions 20 minutes before the start. The Falcon 9 rocket must deliver to orbit the spacecraft Crew Dragon with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley.
Flight Crew Dragon became the first orbital space flight launched from the U.S. since 2011. The launch was an important event in the history of American spaceflight.