Crypto change and derivatives buying and selling platform BitMEX is embarking on a Twenty first-century house race that goals to make Bitcoin the first cryptocurrency on the moon.
In a brand new weblog submit, BitMex says it’s racing towards Elon Musk’s mission that may ship a satellite tv for pc dubbed DOGE-1 to the moon by 2022.
“One Dogecoin protagonist/EV automotive innovator/house fanatic just lately laid down the gauntlet in saying he plans to ship DOGE to the moon. We’ve nothing towards canine cash, [but] we felt it was solely proper to assist Bitcoin get there first.”
According to Musk, the DOGE-1 satellite tv for pc will probably be paid for using meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE).
BitMEX additionally unveils that it’s collaborating with house robotics firm Astrobotic Technology, Inc. because it sends its first business lander to the moon in the fourth quarter of 2021. The firm’s lander will carry a novel physically-minted Bitcoin.
“As long-term supporters of Bitcoin and to underline the religion we now have in the resiliency of its protocol, we wished this world-changing cryptocurrency to be part of this historic second.
BitMEX will mint a one-of-a-kind bodily Bitcoin, comparable to the Casascius cash of 2013, which will probably 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.
The coin will proudly show the BitMEX identify, the mission identify, the date it was minted and the Bitcoin worth at the time of minting.”
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says in response,
“A brand new house race has begun!”
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