Nick Graham accepted the metaverse – and the metaverse accepted him back.
The designer’s virtual gold bomber jacket, created to commemorate the Apollo 11 moon landing, has sold for 20,000 MANA, the exclusive cryptocurrency for Decentraland, a 3D virtual reality platform Top. Converting to US dollars is $17,000.
“This clearly shows that the metaverse community is responding positively to items with relevance and authenticity,” Graham said. “People are looking to stand out in the virtual crowd, and this jacket proves it. The real-world universe and the virtual super island are a perfect match.”
This jacket was produced in collaboration with Banquet, a digital metaverse wearable studio, and Dapp Craft, an experience-creating agency for meta-lovers who recreated the ship’s landing Apollo 11 in Decentraland, complete with a lunar lander and astronauts exiting the capsule where the wearable is located. displayed on the lunar landscape.
Spaceone Industries, a Graham subsidiary that creates scientifically developed and sustainably manufactured products for deep space, orbit, suborbital and atmospheric travel, is developing NFTs and instruments. virtual wear. In January, the company is planning to open a spaceport in Decentraland that will allow avatars to digitally fly to the International Space Station, around the world at 17,500 miles per hour, and back to port.
Spaceone also plans to launch its first physical collection to the consumer market by 2022. Graham believes that the 7.8 billion people living on Earth are already in space, opening up a galaxy of opportunities. “When you consider that only 600 people have actually gone to space, it’s a nice little market. But by understanding that 7.8 billion people on Earth are already in space, it opens up a bit of a market,” said Graham.
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