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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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