Rogozin explained the word about the launch of NASA astronauts on a trampoline in space
Word on the trampoline was not a joke, but a warning, said the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin.
In 2014, after the imposition of sanctions against the Russian space industry, who was then the post of Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin suggested that the United States deliver their astronauts to the International space station using a trampoline.
After yesterday's successful launch into space reusable spacecraft Crew Dragon, the head of SpaceX Elon Musk recalled the words of Rogozin, he quipped that "a trampoline works."
On Saturday, the U.S. launched into space by the SpaceX company developed custom-Crew Dragon for NASA launch vehicle Falcon 9. On Board were two crew member Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken. The start was the first in the history of manned flight, which made a private company. In addition, the United States for the first time in nine years, independently sent humans into space: from 2011, the astronauts flying to the ISS on the Soyuz spacecraft, in agreement with "Roskosmos".
The head of the press service of the Russian state Corporation Vladimir Ustimenko earlier admitted that in the future astronauts can start flying to the ISS on the Dragon ships, Crew and Cockpit, and the astronauts in this case will continue to exchange to fly on Russian ships.