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Roscosmos Chief, Elon Musk Exchange Courtesies After SpaceX Capsule Landing

SpaceX founder Elon Musk and Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, had a hot exchange on tweeted on Friday. tweeted on Friday. congratulated the billionaire inventor and NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine on the landing of Crew Dragon, also known as Dragon 2, which embarked on its first unmanned test mission to the International Space Station last week. The Roscosmos director also said that alternati Veil transportation systems guarantee the stability and security of the international teams working at the ISS Earlier this week, Musk hailed Russia's "excellent" rocket engineering and "best [rocket] engine" currently flying, in a reference to the RD -180 liquid-fueled engine The uncrewed mission of the Crew Dragon capsule, built by SpaceX with NASA's help, docked at the ISS over the weekend and successfully splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast on Friday. The test flight market the first time in spacecraft reached the orbital station from US soil, since NASA shut the Space Shuttle Program in 2011. Since then, NASA has been using Russia's Soyuz rockets to get its astronauts into space, but the agency now says that the success of Crew Dragon is the way for crewed missions to be made to the ISS from US territory.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk and Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, had a hot exchange on

tweeted on Friday.

tweeted on Friday. congratulated the billionaire inventor and NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine on the landing of Crew Dragon, also known as Dragon 2, which embarked on its first unmanned test mission to the International Space Station last week.

The Roscosmos director also said that alternati Veil transportation systems guarantee the stability and security of the international teams working at the ISS

Earlier this week, Musk hailed Russia’s “excellent” rocket engineering and “best [rocket] engine” currently flying, in a reference to the RD -180 liquid-fueled engine

The uncrewed mission of the Crew Dragon capsule, built by SpaceX with NASA’s help, docked at the ISS over the weekend and successfully splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast on Friday. The test flight market the first time in spacecraft reached the orbital station from US soil, since NASA shut the Space Shuttle Program in 2011.

Since then, NASA has been using Russia’s Soyuz rockets to get its astronauts into space, but the agency now says that the success of Crew Dragon is the way for crewed missions to be made to the ISS from US territory.

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