Bridenstine Meets With Musk, Tours SpaceX Factory Written 11 October 2019

Bloomberg reports that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine “staged a public show of support for one another at the rocket company’s headquarters Thursday, weeks after the two traded barbs over the closely held company’s delayed efforts to fly astronauts for the first time.” Bridenstine “emphasized how close the company and agency are to launching U.S. astronauts on American rockets for the first time since 2011.” (Image: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, with SpaceX founder Elon Musk, second from left, and NASA astronauts crew Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, right, in front of the Crew Dragon spacecraft, updating the media on progress to fly astronauts to and from the ISS, from American soil, as part of the agency's commercial crew program, from SpaceX headquarters, in Hawthorne, CA, Thursday, 10 Oct.  2019. | Associated Press-©/Alex Gallardo)
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