MAX POLYAKOV

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

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In orbit of New Space: the global satellite manufacturing industry and its prospects
19 January 2022
19 January 2022
In orbit of New Space: the global satellite manufacturing industry and its prospects

Today, the industry for the production, launch, and operation of satellites accounts for 75% of the entire New Space Economy market ($271 billion). Between 2010 and 2020, the number of satellites increased from 958 to 3371. And this is only the very beginning of a new satellite era.

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From the Earth to the Moon Part 2: Lunar Renaissance
12 January 2022
12 January 2022
From the Earth to the Moon Part 2: Lunar Renaissance

After August 22, 1976, the USSR never again carried out launches to the Moon. NASA switched off the lunar race. The Moon had fallen out of the superpowers’ interest. It was almost two decades before the situation began to change again, little by little.

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From the Earth to the Moon Part I. The Race of the Superpowers
04 January 2022
04 January 2022
From the Earth to the Moon Part I. The Race of the Superpowers

The Moon has attracted the eyes and wonder of mankind since ancient times. Thus, it was only natural that the Moon was the first celestial body to which spacecraft were launched and which humans visited in person. Today, we are going to talk about the history of how mankind conquered the Moon.

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Results of 2021: The most significant events in NewSpace
29 December 2021
29 December 2021
Results of 2021: The most significant events in NewSpace

In the space industry, 2021 will be remembered by many as the year in which three private companies sent tourists into space, the “billionaire race” went into full swing, and the James Webb telescope was finally put into orbit. We gathered up the main events of 2021 in the space industry.

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Orbital Money: Analysis and Trends of the Global Launch Services Market
22 December 2021
22 December 2021
Orbital Money: Analysis and Trends of the Global Launch Services Market

One of the key segments of the NewSpace economy is the launch services industry. Today, the market as a whole is valued at $9.88 billion, and this figure will increase to $32.41 billion by 2027.
Max Polyakov Space editorial team has prepared a detailed analysis of the launch services market.

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The New Space Economy: Opportunities and Responsibility
15 December 2021
15 December 2021
The New Space Economy: Opportunities and Responsibility

The New Space Economy is a global trend powered by a bunch of technological innovations and a specific business model. Let’s take a look at the basics the New Space Economy stands on, the opportunities it opens, and try to foresee the future it brings.

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A lake on Mars, exoplanets, and the study of new lunar rock samples of lunar rocks: The most important astronomical discoveries in 2021
07 December 2021
07 December 2021
A lake on Mars, exoplanets, and the study of new lunar rock samples of lunar rocks: The most important astronomical discoveries in 2021

Prawn Nebula, an “Einstein Ring”, an underworld map of the Mars, a new rover and helicopter, and a lake and river: in the past year, scientists have made several hundred astronomical discoveries. The Max Polyakov Space Blog has assembled an overview of the most important among them.

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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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