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Roscosmos said whether the Russian cosmonauts flying on Crew Dragon

Russian cosmonauts may in the future start to fly to the ISS on American ships and Crew Dragon Cockpit, told RIA Novosti the head of the press service of the state Corporation "Roskosmos" Vladimir Ustimenko.

At the same time, added Ustimenko, U.S. astronauts in this case will continue to exchange to fly on Russian ships.

Crew Dragon was launched on a carrier rocket Falcon 9 from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral on Saturday, may 30, at 22.22 GMT. Orbit poisoned Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken. The ship should reach the ISS in 19 hours, and then to make docking with the station in automatic mode. For the US launch Crew Dragon became the first manned launch after the completion of the program "space Shuttle" in 2011. The last 9 years American astronauts were sent into orbit on Russian "the Unions" for a fee.

Earlier in an interview with RIA Novosti head of the cosmonaut training Center, Hero of Russia Pavel Vlasov said that selected group of the Russian cosmonauts for missions to the International space station for a new American manned vehicles, among them Andrei Borisenko.