LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Star Atlas, a blockchain-based metaverse offering space exploration with next-generation multiplayer gaming technology, will launch the first-ever USSF-licensed NFT on Tuesday, June 15. The NFT, a limited-edition meta-poster titled “Star Atlas Legends: Armstrong Forever,” will commemorate the June 17th launch of the USSF satellite bearing Neil Armstrong’s name in honor of the famed astronaut’s dedication to space exploration.
“Star Atlas Legends: Armstrong Forever NFT with Space Force honors space exploration for our Atlassians and the future of the emerging metaverse,” says Michael Wagner, co-founder and CEO of Star Atlas. “We are thrilled to be a part of this historic milestone, as the first metaverse to partner with the USSF for a unique and one-of-a-kind NFT. This partnership unlocks the potential of blockchain technology. It immerses our community in the growing adoption of real-time graphics, multiplayer video-game, and decentralized financial technologies on the Solana blockchain.”
The Neil Armstrong meta-poster is released as a surprise for all space exploration enthusiasts in the NFT art collection titled “Re-Birth: Genesis of a Metaverse” and a first in the USSF campaign, representing a new avenue for Atlassians. The surprise drop offers Star Atlas users in-game perks linked to the meta-poster including an in-game Neil Armstrong uniform patch, orbiting satellite add-on for a spaceship, and an in-game vintage spacesuit. In addition, posters will be minted into resalable NFTs available throughout the Star Atlas metaverse.
“Released in the inaugural USSF-licensed NFT collection, this meta-poster honors the expansion of space exploration and leverages the permanence of blockchain to honor the Armstrong estate and the USSF’s commitment to educating, inspiring and protecting global security through orbit,” said Travis Cloyd, CEO of Worldwide XR.
To learn more about the future of Star Atlas and join the Atlassian community as they embark on a journey to decentralization and expand the metaverse influence, visit StarAtlas.com.
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About Star Atlas:
Star Atlas is a virtual gaming metaverse emerging from the confluence of state-of-the-art blockchain, real-time graphics, multiplayer video-game, and decentralized financial technologies. Real-time graphics technology using Unreal Engine 5’s Nanite allows for cinematic-quality visuals. Blockchain technology using the Solana protocol established a largely serverless and secured gameplay experience. Finally, NFTs obtained and traded within Star Atlas create an economy that replicates the tangibility of real-world assets and ownership. To learn more, please visit staratlas.com.
Solana is the most performant blockchain in the world. It gives developers the confidence to build for the long term by delivering predictable scaling without compromising security or composability. Solana’s performance is driven by intra-shard parallelism, capable of processing thousands of smart contracts at once, and by Proof of History, an innovation in distributed timekeeping that unlocks low-latency, sub-second finality across the global state. To learn more, please visit https://solana.com/.
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