The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in collaboration with the research University of Akron (UA) in Ohio, USA, just commenced a new research program that will investigate practical applications of Ethereum-based blockchain technology for space communication and navigation.
Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts. Applications are run exactly as programmed without the interference of downtime, censorship, fraud, or third-party interference. These apps run on blockchains that are custom built as a global infrastructure. The main advantage is that developers can create markets without a middleman or other risks.
Read the details in the article of Coinidol dot com, the world blockchain news outlet: https://coinidol.com/nasa-initiates-ethereum-blockchain-technology-research/