Cryptocurrency trade Bitmex is sending bitcoin to the moon. A one-of-a-kind bodily bitcoin will likely be minted and delivered to the moon by a number one area robotics firm that Bitmex helps. The coin will maintain one bitcoin at an handle to be publicly launched.
Bitcoin Will Be on the Moon in This fall
Bitmex introduced Friday that “Bitcoin goes to the moon.” Whereas many say that bitcoin’s value has “gone to the moon” a number of occasions earlier than, Bitmex means this time a bodily bitcoin will likely be actually launched to the moon.
Serving to Bitmex land the coin on the lunar floor is the Pennsylvania-based business area firm Astrobotic Know-how Inc., a number one area robotics firm that Bitmex helps. The trade explains that the area robotics firm will ship “its first business lander to the moon within the fourth quarter of this yr.”
Astrobotic Know-how “has been chosen by NASA to ship science, exploration and expertise demonstration payloads to the lunar floor with its Peregrine lunar lander,” Bitmex additional detailed, including:
Bitmex will mint a one-of-a-kind bodily bitcoin, just like the Casascius cash of 2013, which will likely be delivered to the moon by Astrobotic. The coin will maintain one bitcoin at an handle to be publicly launched, beneath a tamper-evident hologram protecting.
Peregrine-1 is Astrobotic’s first business lunar lander as a consequence of launch in November 2021. “The payload is occupying an official slot on the manifest. It will likely be the first-ever bitcoin to be on the floor of the Moon, with photographic proof taken to show it,” Bitmex famous.
The coin will show the Bitmex title, the mission title, the date it was minted, and the bitcoin value on the time of minting.
“For all of the speak of bitcoin going to the moon, we’re truly going to do it,” stated Bitmex CEO Alex Höptner.
Referencing Spacex CEO Elon Musk planning to “ship DOGE to the moon,” Bitmex stated:
We’ve nothing towards Canine Cash, [but] we felt it was solely proper to assist bitcoin get there first.
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