MAX POLYAKOV

International space technology and IT business entrepreneur, investor, economist and philanthropist

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The seven most anticipated international space conferences in early 2022
30 November 2021
30 November 2021
The seven most anticipated international space conferences in early 2022

There are seven international space conferences scheduled in the next six months. They will bring together key players in the space industry, government officials, space agencies, and many others.
Max Polyakov Space blog has prepared an overview of the main space events.

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The History of Astronautics Part 3: The Rise of the Private Sector
23 November 2021
23 November 2021
The History of Astronautics Part 3: The Rise of the Private Sector

Since the end of the Cold War, the US and Russia have combined forces to build the International Space Station. China, Japan, and Europe have also become far more competitive as players in space. Most importantly, private companies have emerged as key players in the race to explore space.

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How can we find extraterrestrial intelligence? Methods in the search for alien civilizations
17 November 2021
17 November 2021
How can we find extraterrestrial intelligence? Methods in the search for alien civilizations

Thanks to recent technological progress, scientists have new tools at their disposal that can significantly increase the effectiveness of the SETI. In this article, we will analyze the most promising methods that humanity can use to answer the question of whether we are alone in the universe.

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Grants, their types and how to prepare for a grant competition
10 November 2021
10 November 2021
Grants, their types and how to prepare for a grant competition

Grant programs are one of the tools with which you can use to create and scale up your business, and even to help rescue your business from crisis.
In this article, we will talk about grant programs, their benefits for business, and how to prepare for grant competitions.

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Crowdfunding: mission doable
05 November 2021
05 November 2021
Crowdfunding: mission doable

Crowdfunding is a fantastic tool for bringing great ideas to life. You can use it to implement new business ideas, do something useful for your city, or create an innovative and unique product.

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Space technologies: How we use them every day
03 November 2021
03 November 2021
Space technologies: How we use them every day

It is difficult to imagine modern life without orbitally-based services like GPS, weather forecasts and satellite communications. But space exploration has also yielded indispensable technologies, like the modern digital camera, non-contact thermometers and hundreds of other devices.

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The history of astronautics. Part 2: The space race and reusable spaceships
29 October 2021
29 October 2021
The history of astronautics. Part 2: The space race and reusable spaceships

On October 4, 1957, humanity began its exploration of space, a moment thatbecame just the starting point in a long journey. In the second part on the history of astronautics, we talk about the space race between the superpowers, alternative projects for space travel, and reusable spacecraft.

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Firefly Aerospace is one step closer to landing on the Moon
26 October 2021
26 October 2021
Firefly Aerospace is one step closer to landing on the Moon

Firefly Aerospace announces it has successfully completed NASA’s Critical Design Review of its Blue Ghost lunar lander and is on schedule for September 2023 lunar mission

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The history of astronautics. Part 1: the first step into the unknown
22 October 2021
22 October 2021
The history of astronautics. Part 1: the first step into the unknown

Space was and will remain for a long time a very complex, dangerous, and unforgiving environment. We would like to tell a story about how humanity has begun to master this arena. This is the birth of astronautics – from exotic ideas of the distant past to the first successful rocket launches.

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Provizio: When we got the answer, the whole team jumped and rejoiced
18 October 2021
18 October 2021
Provizio: When we got the answer, the whole team jumped and rejoiced

The team at the Ukrainian startup Provizio entered the Vernadsky Challenge start-up competition in 2021. They took second place, winning $22,700 in prize money.
We spoke with Pavel Tkachenko, Provizio’s co-founder and CEO, about his startup’s first investments.

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