June 9, 2021 Polkadot to auction off Kusama parachain slots.

Polkadot developers have announced that auctions for parachain slots on Kusama will begin on June 15th. Kusama was developed by Polkadot as an experimental network and has a codebase nearly identical to Polkadot’s. The Statemine parachain on Kusama began processing on-chain transactions.