Dogecoin Funded Mission To The Moon By SpaceX

By vaibhavi Dahake: 

You heard it right, SpaceX is now accepting Dogecoin as payment and The Doge-1 satellite will be fully paid in cryptocurrency, will be launched to the Moon

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch the “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” in the first quarter of 2022, with the company accepting the meme-inspired cryptocurrency as payment.

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DOGE-1 will fly a 40 kilogram cube satellite as a payload on a Falcon 9 rocket, meant to acquire “lunar-spatial intelligence” using onboard cameras and sensors.

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Geometric Energy Corporation announced the dogecoin-funded mission earlier on Sunday. It will send and fund this  mission via Falcon 9.

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Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that started out as a meme joke and is now a somewhat more valuable meme currency. It has seen rise in its value recently.

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Musk said on Twitter in April that SpaceX was going to put a “literal Dogecoin on the literal moon”. which everyone thought as April fool's joke.

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''SpaceX launching satellite Doge-1 to the moon next year, Mission paid for in Doge,1st crypto in space, 1st meme in space,'' Tweeted Elon on Monday.

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Though, Dogecoin lost more than a third of its price on Sunday, after Musk called it a ‘hustle’ during his guest-host spot on the “Saturday Night Live” TV show.

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Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla has been instrumental in pushing up the price of the cryptocurrency in the past few months with his tweets.

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