“The successful docking of the American spacecraft with the ISS in the automatic mode was carried out, among other things, thanks to the IDA docking adapter, the main structure of which was designed and manufactured at the Roskosmos headquarters under a manned program at the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia,” RIA Novosti quotes him. .
On May 30, a Crew Dragon with two crew members - Douglas Hurley and Robert Benken - was launched into orbit on a Falcon 9 booster rocket.
On May 31, the ship successfully docked with the ISS.
The head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin congratulated NASA head Jim Brydenstein and SpaceX founder Ilon Mask on the successful docking of Crew Dragon with the ISS.
Max responded by saying that he was counting on mutually beneficial and long-term cooperation.