SpaceChain Sends Blockchain to Int’l Space Station

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SpaceChain announced Thursday that its blockchain-based hardware wallet tech is about to reach the International Space Station (ISS). The technology is on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which took off yesterday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Blockchain Goes to the ISS This is the first blockchain demonstration on the ISS. The hardware wallet will be integrated into Nanoracks’ commercial platform on the station. Nevertheless, this is not the first time that blockchain has gone into space. SpaceChain has previously sent two blockchain hardware units into space, initiating a decentralized orbital network of fintech applications. The ISS is a space station positioned in low Earth orbit. It represents an artificial satellite that can host several crew members. The programme, which launched in 1998, is a joint effort between NASA, Russian Roscosmos, Japanese JAXA, European ESA, and Canadian CSA. The blockchain payload was launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9, which deployed SpaceX’s Dragon…

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