the Thirtieth of may was held the start of the carrier rocket Falcon 9 into orbit which was launched manned spacecraft Crew Dragon company SpaceX. For the first time in 9 years the ship with the astronauts who went into space with the USA (Cape Canaveral). The thirty-first of may, the spacecraft Crew Dragon has docked with the International space station (ISS).
Advanced enterprise space industry of Ukraine State enterprise "Production Association southern machine-building plant named after A. M. Makarov" (YUZHMASH) congratulated the company SpaceX with the successful continued implementation of their ambitious and breakthrough project.
"the launch itself is historic not only for SpaceX, but for the entire space industry as a whole. First time in the history of space flight, the US has entrusted the fate of its astronauts private engineering companies", - said Yuzhmash.
about the significant events your comment has given former head of Yuzhmash, the second President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma. He, in particular, noted: "I am truly amazed at what I have achieved belief and determination are actually one person. This is a real person. But, on the other hand, I'm sorry because of what you achieved Elon Musk, has not yet reached my country."
Leonid Kuchma added that Ukraine may be needed in the rest of the world in the field of space activities.
"Dozens of countries used the services of our space carriers. Ukraine was among the world leaders. Is it possible today to return to this status? I hope so. And I know that if we don't save the space industry, it will not only mean to betray the glorious past. This means losing the pass to the future", - said Kuchma.