Winklevoss Twins Buy Virgin Galactic Tickets With Bitcoin

Winklevoss Twins Buy Virgin Galactic Tickets With Bitcoin

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have each purchased tickets for a spaceflight with Virgin Galactic, using some of their immense bitcoin stash. The 32-year-old Internet entrepreneurs announced the news on their blog today, stating: "Cameron and I have decided to use our bitcoin to take the plunge, or rather propulsion, into space. Why? Because Bitcoin and Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are two technologies that meaningfully represent our focus at Winklevoss Capital - the reduction of pain-points and friction in an effort to build a better world." The Winklevoss twins are best known for....


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