Blockstream Satellites Now Cover Asia Pacific, Send Messages With Lightning64.8

While most crypto investors are shooting for the moon, Blockstream is focused on things a bit closer to Earth: in the outermost layer of its atmosphere, to be exact.

Blockstream’s full node Bitcoin satellites are something out of science fiction. Orbiting in our planet’s exosphere, the spacecrafts broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain across the globe. Anyone can access the node with a simple satellite receiver — no internet required — putting the Bitcoin network in reach for the world’s population from the limits of the Earth’s atmosphere.

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