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    News - Pay for your space flights using Bitcoins, with Virgin Galactic

    The value of Bitcoins topped US$900 earlier this week.
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    Re: News - Pay for your space flights using Bitcoins, with Virgin Galactic

    If the Bitcoin price could just increase another 10 fold I could just about afford a ticket. Although at that point I think I'd much rather just pay off my mortgage.

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    Re: News - Pay for your space flights using Bitcoins, with Virgin Galactic

    Darn, I really need to catch up on my reading. I've been hearing a lot of these Bitcoins but doesn't really know how it really works.

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    Re: News - Pay for your space flights using Bitcoins, with Virgin Galactic

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    Given that just a few years ago 1 Bitcoin was worth $0.08 and now it's pushing $800, it's staggering to think that you could buy a flight to space with the coins from a currency that was comparable to Zimbabwean dollars. In today's money, you need around 300BTC. That would have cost a mere $25 a few years ago and at the time people said it was overvalued.

    If you'd bought coins at the beginning this year, you could have been let off with a mere $10,000 ticket.

    The laughable thing is that each month goes past as people wish they'd jumped on the bandwagon earlier. I'm very tempted to put a few hundred in to see what happens.
    Last edited by Whiternoise; 24-11-2013 at 08:02 AM.

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