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Winklevoss Twins buy Space Trip with Bitcoins

Mar 6 2014, 7:24am CST | by , in News | Also on the Geek Mind

The Winklevoss Twins are big in Bitcoins and now they spent some to get tickets for space trips on Virgin Galactic.

Winklevoss Twins buy Space Trip with Bitcoins
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Winklevoss Twins buy Space Trip with Bitcoins

The Winklevoss twins invested early on in Bitcoins and ore now using some to pay for space trips. Tyler Winklevoss announced in a blog post that he and Cameron bought tickets on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.

Tyler Winklevoss goes in his blog post back in history to line-up Richard Branson's space travel to the big explorers from the past including Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus and Vasco da Gama.

You can read the full post here.

The ticket prices for the SpaceShipTwo are selling for $250,000. So about 600 space passengers have signed up. The first commercial flight of Virgin Galactic is still scheduled for somewhen this year. The SpaceShipTwo completed its latest super sonic test flight in January. Watch the video of the successful test below.

 

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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