NASA Presentation: Bitcoin, Blockchains and Efficient Distributed Spacecraft Mission Control

A Distributed Spacecraft Mission (DSM) is one that involves multiple spacecrafts to achieve one or more common goals

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NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal operations.

According to a NASA presentation titled “Bitcoin, Blockchains and Efficient Distributed Spacecraft Mission Control, blockchain technology could have useful applications in distributed spacecraft missions involving multiple elements. Artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technologies could be further integrated to make space-based sensor networks more efficient and responsive.

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