The Bitcoin Space Program Enters Phase 2

Plus the hash rate hops up in advance of the halving

Happy Tuesday, Blockfolians

The Lede

Bitcoin is, as some have put it, “freedom money.” It is a store of value that can’t be seized by despotic governments and allows its bearers true ownership.

This vision of bitcoin has just one problem: what happens if they turn the internet off? Blockstream’ Satellite program is designed to address exactly that.

With the just announced version 2.0, users can synchronize a bitcoin full node without an internet connection. What’s more, the company plans on launching sales of specialized receivers and dishes.

Don’t know if it could get more bitcoin than that!

BTC space messages — Anonymous Bitcoin and Crypto Supporter Pens ...

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A Really Big Number We Should Be Paying Attention To

1,400,000

That’s the number of members to Reddit’s r/bitcoin community - massive!


Final Thought

womp womp