The Calgary-based firm stated that the satellite tv for pc DOGE-1 might be launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket within the first quarter of 2022. This cubic satellite tv for pc might be 88 kilos (40 kg) and can gather lunar spatial intelligence from onboard cameras and sensors.
“The DOGE-1 mission to the Moon would be the first business lunar payload in historical past to be absolutely funded by Dogecoin,” Geometric Vitality Company stated with out mentioning the entire price of the challenge. “We’re very excited to launch ‘DOGE-1 to the Moon.’
The announcement got here a day after SpaceX founder Elon Musk hosted the reside sketch comedy present Saturday Evening Dwell (SNL). Throughout this occasion he praised Dogecoin which was began as a joke. Nevertheless it grew to become legit because of a tweet from this prodigious tech entrepreneur.
The Tesla founder, who boosted the cryptocurrency, stated on the SNL present about Dogecoin, “It is an unstoppable car that may quickly take over the world.” Musk additionally shared the announcement of the lunar mission on Twitter on Sunday, which learn, “To the Moon!!”