US President Donald Trump has announced his role in the successful launch of the crewed Crew Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS). The American leader wrote about this on Twitter.
“Great launch! NASA was close to disaster when we tackled this. Now it (agency – Lenta.ru’s comment) is hot again, the most advanced space center in the world, far ahead of everyone! ” – wrote Trump, reposting the broadcast of the launch of the ship
The second launch of Crew Dragon took place on November 15 at 19:27 US East Coast time (November 16 at 03:27 Moscow time) from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral in the US state of Florida. Initially, the launch of the ship was scheduled for Saturday, November 14, but due to the coastal wind, it was decided to postpone it.