MAX POLYAKOV

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

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Firefly Aerospace has successfully launched its Alpha rocket to space
03 October 2022
03 October 2022
Firefly Aerospace has successfully launched its Alpha rocket to space

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. successfully launched its second Alpha rocket into space. The Firefly Alpha was launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The launch began on October 1 at 12:01 a.m. PDT. About 8 minutes after liftoff, the Firefly Alpha rocket’s upper stage reached LEO orbit.

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Space-based solar power (SBSP) and prospects for the development of alternative energy in orbit
28 September 2022
28 September 2022
Space-based solar power (SBSP) and prospects for the development of alternative energy in orbit

By the beginning of 2022, ESA, NASA, and JAXA had announced their desire to resume research in the field of space-based solar power (SBSP). The accumulation of energy in orbit and its subsequent transmission to Earth using microwave radiation may be the future of alternative energy.

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Renaissance and the Formation of the Scientific Tradition: Incredible Optics and a New Cosmology
22 September 2022
22 September 2022
Renaissance and the Formation of the Scientific Tradition: Incredible Optics and a New Cosmology

During the Renaissance, the rapid development of natural philosophy, astronomy, and biology was preceded by the emergence of a number of completely new optical instruments, microscopes and telescopes, that allow man to look both deep into himself and far beyond the Earth.

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The Role of Patronage in Contemporary History
14 September 2022
14 September 2022
The Role of Patronage in Contemporary History

The wealthiest people of the time – philanthropists, philanthropists, and benefactors – have become concerned with solving the urgent problems facing humanity. By organizing scientific and philanthropic foundations worldwide, they contribute to the civilization’s progress as a whole.

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Solar sail: The driving force of light
08 September 2022
08 September 2022
Solar sail: The driving force of light

The solar sail technology today is more like a sci-fi movie plot, but the development of ultrafast nanosatellites is more than real. The main advantage of solar sails is the absence of a rocket propulsion system and its fuel supply. This mass can be replaced with other payloads.

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Unlimited Energy: How the Sun Powers Multi-Year Space Missions
01 September 2022
01 September 2022
Unlimited Energy: How the Sun Powers Multi-Year Space Missions

Powering spacecraft is one of the most important challenges directly affecting the success and duration of space missions. In the inner part of our solar system (up to Jupiter’s orbit), this problem is often solved by collecting and converting light or photon radiation from the Sun.

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EOS Data Analytics Got 2022 AgTech Breakthrough Award
29 August 2022
29 August 2022
EOS Data Analytics Got 2022 AgTech Breakthrough Award

EOS Data Analytics (EOSDA), a global provider of AI-powered satellite imagery analytics, today announced that EOS Crop Monitoring has been selected as “Yield Forecasting Solution of the Year” in the 2022 AgTech Breakthrough Awards

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The Renaissance and the Shaping of the Scientific Tradition: Scientific Discoveries and Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci
26 August 2022
26 August 2022
The Renaissance and the Shaping of the Scientific Tradition: Scientific Discoveries and Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci

Wishing to revive cultural values and ideals, the philosophers and inventors of the Renaissance developed a new sociocultural formation that will be remembered as a transitional period between the Middle Ages and the New Age. This article is about people, theories, and inventions that made it happen

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Space does not forgive mistakes, Part 2: No way to colonize Mars
18 August 2022
18 August 2022
Space does not forgive mistakes, Part 2: No way to colonize Mars

In the first installment, we talked about the most famous unsuccessful lunar missions. Now let’s talk about the failures in the conquest of deep space. Most of them are connected in one way or another with Mars, although space technology has also failed on the way to other celestial bodies.

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Asteroseismology: what stars tell us when they “breathe”
10 August 2022
10 August 2022
Asteroseismology: what stars tell us when they “breathe”

Asteroseismology could prove a real breakthrough in the field of remote study of stars, in particular our Sun. Today, we will explain how asteroseismology makes it possible to shed light on the fundamental processes occurring inside stars.

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