SpaceChain Weekly Report (January 6 to 12)
This week, SpaceChain CCO Nick Trudgen is in Cornwall, England. In addition, the technical team has started conducting tests on the space node.
Deploying a blockchain server at Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station
SpaceChain CCO Nick Trudgen visited the Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station (GSES) located in Cornwall, England to discuss deploying a blockchain server at their data centre. The site has played a key role in communications events such as the Muhammad Ali fights, the Olympic Games, and the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
By mid 2025, the European Space Agency deep space communication needs is expected to exceed the present capacity by around half. Part of GSES is slated to be redeveloped to enable it to provide Europe’s first deep-space tracking services on a commercial basis.
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SpaceChain server developments
- Corporate users can now use Gmail accounts to receive the relevant transaction files and verification files.
- Corrected an issue of uploading the files to the wrong directory of the wallet.
- Performed a thorough test of our payload and prepared the test schedule, test content for co-testing the wallet on the International Space Station.