Villanova’s project is slated for liftoff on Nov. 20 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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SpaceChain claims to have signed the first multi signature transaction in outer space. According to an announcement published on August 18, SpaceChain has successfully demonstrated the first use of blockchain hardware on the International Space Station, or ISS. This feat was made possible through a collaboration with the European Space Agency, which appears to have provided funding, hardware, and general support to the project.The transaction was conducted by SpaceChain co-founder and CTO Jeff Garzik, who said that successfully signing this BTC transaction marks progress toward SpaceChain’s goal of building a secure, open source, and immutable blockchain satellite network.To make the…
Aerospace giant Honeywell will use a blockchain system to streamline the documentation of aircraft parts and services. Honeywell International Inc has created a blockchain-based system to solve the complex documentation and data storage processes of the aerospace industry. The company announced that its blockchain subsidiary GoDirect Trade will integrate the aircraft record generation process into its blockchain system. Doing so will allow Honeywell customers to search aerospace parts and service data through its interface. Making data handling more efficientIn its present state, data related to aerospace parts and services are scattered across computer systems and hard copies. This results in airline companies…
YouTube took down Jon Prosser’s channel with 262K subscribers after hackers used it to promote a free Bitcoin giveaway scam. Scammers have conned more YouTube viewers into sending them Bitcoin after hacking several more large verified accounts and posting ‘free giveaway’ videos.According to an Aug. 5 tweet posted by Jon Prosser, his Front Page Tech YouTube channel with 262,000 subscribers was hacked by bad actors who changed the name to “NASA [news]” and began live streaming a fake Bitcoin (BTC) giveaway video featuring SpaceX’s Elon Musk.“Hackers have made $4,000 in Bitcoin so far,” said Prosser. “YouTube tells me I need…
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The phrase orbital mechanics—like nuclear particle physics or the theory of relativity—is something that makes many people’s eyes glaze over. The average person thinks that subjects like these are far too complex to understand. Continue reading Hitting the Books: How to huck a human into low Earth orbit at E-Crypto News.
What’s that you say? Planet 9’s caught in a gravitational well? In 2014, Chad Trujillo and Scott Shepherd published a paper noting an unusual feature seen in the orbits of 13 bodies in the outer solar system. The researchers proposed a small, unknown planet could be responsible for unexpected movements seen in the paths around the Sun. Continue reading Will we ever find Planet 9? The mystery that could lie at the edge of our solar system at E-Crypto News.