Reaction To SpaceX Mission Success

Hutchison Calls Successful SpaceX Launch Important Milestone

"I congratulate SpaceX on its successful launch of the Falcon 9 Rocket and Dragon capsule," said Senator Hutchison. "This launch represents an important milestone that reflects the wisdom of the balanced approach outlined in the recently enacted NASA authorization law. The new law preserves and advances the activities of commercial space companies working to develop reliable cargo and crew services to the International Space Station."

NASA Administrator Bolden's Statement on Falcon 9 Launch

"This is the first in a new generation of commercial launch systems that will help provide vital support to the International Space Station and may one day carry astronauts into orbit. This successful demonstration flight is an important milestone in meeting the objectives outlined by President Obama and Congress, and shows how government and industry can leverage expertise and resources to foster a new and vibrant space economy."

Space Industry Leaders and Astronauts Congratulate SpaceX on Historic Flight of Dragon Spacecraft

"Space industry leaders, astronauts, and the Commercial Spaceflight Federation are issuing the following statements following the successful launch, orbital operation, and splashdown of the Dragon capsule, a milestone in commercial spaceflight ..."

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