If you’ve been following our blockchain and cryptocurrency series and reviews, you probably know how fast-paced everything can get. With Filecoin and TenX’s record-breaking ICOs, the world is seeing cryptocurrency and its technology grow in novel ways. A leader in blockchain and financial cryptography, Blockstream, recently pushed the boundaries of this new and growing field. The company released Blockstream Satellite, a system that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from space.
3D printing in space is complicated. Between the lack of gravity, lack of air, and other obstacles, getting a 3D printer to work in space is nothing short of miraculous. A startup named Made in Space is helping astronauts do just that. The company developed a method to 3D print outside of the International Space Station (ISS). Astronauts can repair, upgrade, and prototype without having to go inside a space capsule.