Game Changer: Blockchain in the Space Sector

Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is gaining traction across various industries. How can blockchain work for the space enterprise?

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As blockchain, or the more general term, distributed ledger technology (DLT), gains traction in various applications in the space sector, many centralized third-party trust organizations focused on financial, legal, security, and logistical oversight functions will likely consider adapting their operating models to gain some of the advantages and value that DLT offers. This paper examines blockchain and distributed ledger technologies and their relevance in the space sector and describes the potential for a gradual adoption trend over the next few decades.

Space Policy Show Alert: Check out Episode 2 of The Space Policy Show where Karen Jones gives commentary on her paper and the blockchain in today's space sector. 
 

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