Who will be sent small jibes off between Russia and the UNITED states after the americans ' success with SpaceX-launch on Saturday.
It is rigmanden Elon Musks private company, that now has brought two astronauts from Nasa, the u.s. space administration, up to The international Space station (ISS).
It has aroused joy in the UNITED states, since 2011, when nasa was sent on pension, has been dependent on Russian spacecraft to get astronauts up to the ISS.
Rumfartsledere in Russia says, however, that they do not understand the 'hysteria' about SpaceX.
Meanwhile, Elon Musk sent a quip to Dmitry Rogosin, Russia's rumfartschef, who once said that the UNITED states one day will have to 'bring its astronauts up to the ISS using a trampoline'.
- the Trampoline works, said Elon Musk after the launch on Saturday at a press conference with Jim Bridenstine, Nasa's chief.
They laughed both.
- It is an internal joke, added Musk.
the Rogosin have most of the Sundays has been silent, but after the interconnection between the capsule and the ISS, he congratulated Bridenstine, and the two astronauts on Twitter.
- At this point in time I can wish you congratulations on a successful launch and interconnection, he writes.
- Please convey my congratulations to @elonmusk (I loved his joke) and @SpaceX team. Looking forward to further cooperation.
Despite the lykønskningen from Russia, are the russians also puzzled over the u.s. delight.
- We don't really understand the hysteria, as the successful launch of rumkapslen Crew Dragon has triggered, says Vladimir Ustimenko, the spokesman for Russia's space agency, Roscosmos.
- What has happened, should have happened a long time ago, he adds.
the UNITED states and the Soviet union were bitter rivals on the progress of the room. The soviet union was in 1961 the first man in Earth orbit, but the UNITED states was in 1969 the first man on the Moon.
After the Soviet union's collapse in 1991, Russia has taken over rumfartsprogrammerne, however, has been plagued by corruption scandals.
However, Russia has since 2011 and up to Saturday had the advantage, that the UNITED states was going to have to use Russia's Soyuz vessels to get up to the ISS.