The Planetary Society congratulated SpaceX on the flight of Falcon 9:
“Falcon 9 nailed it,” exclaimed Bill Nye, the Executive Director of the Planetary Society. “We congratulate Elon Musk and his team on a successful launch – another step towards commercial applications that may one day help NASA carry supplies and astronauts to low-Earth orbit. Bold endeavors like this will advance the chances for success for everyone in the Earth-orbit business.”
Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, is a member of the Planetary Society’s board of directors.