Tag: UK Government

UK Government Will Construct a Commercial Astronaut Training Center by 2020

Commercial space flight is coming a lot closer than most people would anticipate right now. Over in London, the UK government will open a full-fledged commercial astronaut training center. It is evident such a facility will not only be used to train official astronauts but also consumers who are willing to venture into space. This facility will be known as Blue Abyss, and costs around 120 million Pound Sterling. Commercial …
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The UK Government may pay out research grants via bitcoin

While the UK Government is known for its conservative stance, it has been proven to be future-focused when it comes down to supporting bitcoin and its underlying technology, the blockchain. According to recent reports, it seems like the UK Government is considering to monitor and payout researcher grants that are taxpayer-funded via bitcoin. In a recent press statement, Matthew Hancock, the minister for the Cabinet Office, but also the paymaster …
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