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SpaceX may launch a satellite to display billboards in space

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File photo: Ellon Musk owner of SpaceX.

What’s the one thing that you associate with commercialization? Well, advertisements!Taking that thought a notch higher (quite literally), SpaceX has joined hands with Canadian research and development firm Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC) to put a fancy digital billboard in space.According to GEC, one would be able to pay for the advertisements in cryptocurrency. The launch is slated for early-2022.

FILE PHOTO: A SpaceX Station.

Although he hasn’t spoken directly to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk yet, GEC co-founder and CEO Samuel Reid told Business Insider that GEC has been pursuing SpaceX on this matter since 2018.Talks have finally materialized and Reid claims that GEC is currently building a satellite called CubeSat, one side of which will have a pixelated display screen for advertisements, logos, and art.

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