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Unveiling the Sci-Fi Spectacle: NextCypher's "Deathlands" Directed by Jonathan Frakes

Jeff Garzik's production company, NextCypher, has enlisted the talents of Star Trek's Jonathan Frakes to direct an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Deathlands. Frakes, known for his role as Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, brings his experience as a veteran director who has worked on TV shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Star Trek: Picard, and Leverage: Redemption to this project. Garzik expressed his excitement by stating that he was "incredibly humbled and blessed" to have Frakes on board. Key Points: Deathlands Adaptation: Based on a series of novels by James Axler and Jack Adrian, Deathlands follows a group of survivors navigating a post-apocalyptic world using teleportation technology. Garzik described the show as a blend of "Mad Max meets AI meets the monsters from Tremors." Refreshed Adaptation: Garzik highlighted that the TV series offers a modern take on the original post-Cold War, post-nuclear war scenario presented in

Unveiling Space Grails: NFT Art Inspired by Axiom Mission 3

As the countdown to the highly anticipated launch of Axiom Mission 3 via SpaceX inches closer, Axiom Space is set to unveil an NFT auction featuring artwork inspired by the mission, created by a diverse group of renowned artists. The "Space Grails" auction, in collaboration with Nifty Gateway and Transient Labs, will showcase nine unique digital artworks minted as Ethereum NFTs, with some pieces accompanied by physical versions that will journey to space aboard Axiom Mission 3. Notable creators participating in this groundbreaking auction include Amber Vittoria, Jack Kaido, Dave Krugman, and Erick "Snowfro" Calderon in partnership with Jordan Lyall of Prohibition. Pieces like Vittoria's "Everything You Know and Care About" and Krugman's "Eclipse" will offer buyers the chance to own both the digital NFT and its physical counterpart upon their return to Earth post-mission.

Space Grails: A Fusion of Art and Space Exploration

  • The Space Grails auction, debuting at 6pm ET on Nifty Gateway, will feature nine Ethereum NFTs inspired by Axiom Mission 3.
  • Notable artists such as Amber Vittoria, Jack Kaido, and Dave Krugman will showcase their creations, with some pieces offering a physical version for the buyer.
  • Axiom Space's Head of Web3, Mina Salib, expressed gratitude for the artists' commitment to sharing their talents and celebrating human creativity through this unique collection.

Axiom Mission 3, originally scheduled for launch concurrently with the auction, faces a slight delay as SpaceX announced a rescheduled launch for Thursday. The mission will see SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket ferrying four international astronauts aboard the Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. As we await the historic Ax-3 mission, the Space Grails collection stands as a testament to the fusion of art and space exploration, exemplifying the boundless creativity and innovation that unites us all.


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