MAX POLYAKOV

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

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Space Companies Unite In the Fight Against Space Junk
29 July 2021
29 July 2021
Space Companies Unite In the Fight Against Space Junk

Next year, space-based technology manufacturers will be able to apply to join the Space Sustainability Rating. These companies will be able to confirm that their manufacturing practices are secure and sustainable.

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Why do satellites orbit the Earth without colliding with each other
19 July 2021
19 July 2021
Why do satellites orbit the Earth without colliding with each other

Under each new post on Facebook, you ask many questions about space infrastructure, space phenomena, and many more. MaxPolyakov.space’s editorial decided to answer the most difficult ones and start with: “how more than 3,000 satellites can orbit the Earth without colliding with each other”.

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5 Facts About the Uses of Satellites in Low-Earth Orbit
14 July 2021
14 July 2021
5 Facts About the Uses of Satellites in Low-Earth Orbit

Every day in the media, we read stories about the launch of new satellites into space, or the development of rockets by so-called “New Space” entrepreneurs. This article discusses the benefits of NewSpace-owned satellites in near-Earth orbits.

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Federated Quantum Networks Can Help In the Fight Against Cyberattacks
05 July 2021
05 July 2021
Federated Quantum Networks Can Help In the Fight Against Cyberattacks

The recent G7 summit announced the creation of a new international consortium of companies and government organizations focused on cybersecurity

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What is Low Earth Orbit and What Potential Does It Hold For Us?
29 June 2021
29 June 2021
What is Low Earth Orbit and What Potential Does It Hold For Us?

Over three thousand man-made satellites orbit the Earth, each serving a useful purpose. They provide us with global communications, navigation systems, and even gather precise data about the problems facing our planet.

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U.S. Proposes to Classify Space Infrastructure as ‘Critical’ – Why Is This Needed?
24 June 2021
24 June 2021
U.S. Proposes to Classify Space Infrastructure as ‘Critical’ – Why Is This Needed?

According to Statista, an international database of statistics, low Earth orbit currently plays host to over 3,300 active satellites, most of which (1,800) belong to the U.S.A. These satellites aren’t just useful for solving our problems here on Earth, but also for ensuring national security.

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Ukrainian student won the International Student Art Contest from the Space Foundation, an event supported by Max Polyakov
22 June 2021
22 June 2021
Ukrainian student won the International Student Art Contest from the Space Foundation, an event supported by Max Polyakov

The International Student Art Contest, a competition established by the Space Foundation to encourage interest in students about art and space, has been held annually since 2011. The 2021 contest generated more than 4,500 entries from 88 countries, with participants aged 5 to 18.

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Winners of Vernadsky Challenge 2021 To Split Approx. $74,000 Prize Pool
18 June 2021
18 June 2021
Winners of Vernadsky Challenge 2021 To Split Approx. $74,000 Prize Pool

On June 15-16, non-profit organization Association Noosphere held the fifth grand final of the Vernadsky Challenge engineering startup contest at the International Exhibition Center in Kyiv, Ukraine, as part of the International Aviation and Space Salon “Aviasvit – XXI”.

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Max Polyakov Details Deal to Acquire Dragonfly Aerospace
16 June 2021
16 June 2021
Max Polyakov Details Deal to Acquire Dragonfly Aerospace

In a new interview, Via Satellite talks to Max Polyakov about why he decided to invest in Dragonfly Aerospace and what this company brings to his array of space assets: Firefly Aerospace, SETS, EOSDA, and others.

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Max Polyakov’s SETS receives US patent for stabilized discharge power supply for its Hall thrusters
07 June 2021
07 June 2021
Max Polyakov’s SETS receives US patent for stabilized discharge power supply for its Hall thrusters

SETS, a provider of low-power plasma thrusters and electric propulsion systems owned by noted space entrepreneur Dr. Max Polyakov, has received a US patent for stabilized discharge power supply for its Hall thrusters.

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