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The Filecoin Foundation announced (opens new window) a first-of-its-kind mission to send IPFS into space (opens new window) in 2023. The mission will happen aboard Lockheed Martin’s LM 400 Technology Demonstrator spacecraft, a “software-defined satellite” that is created to support numerous missions. After the spacecraft is in orbit, it will use its “SmartSat™ software-defined satellite technology to upload and perform the IPFS demonstration.” This mission will showcase how IPFS uses content addressing to speed up data transfer across long distances.

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