Space Quote: A Thank You From Russia

Image (Credit): Roscosmos head Yuri Borisov. (

Say hello to the entire American team. They proved themselves to be very worthy in this situation and lent us a helping hand…You set an example for the whole world on how to work together in the most challenging and difficult situation. Let many politicians learn from you.

-Statement by Yuri Borisov, head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, on Tuesday praising Russia-U.S. cooperation at the International Space Station (ISS) following a major coolant leak from a Soyuz crew capsule. The transcript was quoted in The Moscow Times. The ISS remains one of the limited areas where the U.S. and Russia are still cooperating given the situation in Ukraine.