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CSF Statement Applauding SpaceX, Commercial Partners, and NASA on CRS-13 Launch to the ISS

Press Release From: Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017

 "The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) applauds SpaceX, NASA, and all the commercial entities onboard today’s successful commercial resupply launch to the International Space Station (ISS). Using a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket and a previously-flown Dragon that visited the ISS earlier this year, this significant flight marked a major advance in launch vehicle reusability and affordability,” said Eric Stallmer, President of CSF. “Today's launch marks the 20th time SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a booster, taking another step forward toward making reliable, reusable, routine access to space the norm. Innovation from commercial companies is the driving force in maintaining American leadership in space.”
 
About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) is the leading voice for the commercial spaceflight industry. Founded in 2006, CSF and its 70+ members are laying the foundation for a sustainable space economy and democratizing access to space for scientists, students, civilians, and businesses. CSF members are responsible for the creation of thousands of high-tech jobs driven by billions of dollars in investment. Through the promotion of technology innovation, CSF is guiding the expansion of Earth's economic sphere, bolstering U.S. leadership in aerospace, and inspiring America's next generation of engineers and explorers.

For more information please visit www.commercialspaceflight.org or contact our Assistant Director, Jane Kinney at jane@commercialspaceflight.org.

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