Roscosmos chief, Elon Musk exchange courtesies after SpaceX capsule landing

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 warm exchange on Twitter following the successful test flight of the American company's new aircraft.

"Thank you on behalf of SpaceX! We have always admired your rocket/spacecraft technology," Musk tweeted, Sputnik reports.

Rogozin 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 alternative space transportation systems guarantee the stability and security of the international teams working at the ISS.

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