Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, announced that Russia was watching for technical achievements of Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, however the country had its own developments capable to compete in the area of space.
“Sure, both Kremlin and the institutions in charge of science and innovations keep a close eye on technological breakthroughs all over the world. Indeed, this is a very important achievement,” RIA Novosti quotes the Kremlin’s spokesman.
Mr. Peskov pointed out that Russian experts are working on advanced developments in the field of space exploration and Russia is able to compete in this field.
Putin’s spokesman added that it would be a very stiff competition.