Maxim Pyadushkin

Moscow Bureau Chief

Moscow, Russia


Maxim holds a key position at AW&ST’s Russian partner – Air Transport Observer magazine ( In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

Maxim has a degree on international relations from MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia, and for several years worked at the Russian Foreign Ministry.


Russia Prepares For Long-Distance Space Missions

By Maxim Pyadushkin Apr 08, 2021
The launch of the Luna-25 automatic lander planned for October will mark Russia’s return to lunar exploration.
Russia Extends Joint Space Exploration Agreement with U.S.
The Russian government has approved an extension of its bilateral cooperation with the U.S. on exploration and the use of space for peaceful purposes for 10 more years, until Dec 31, 2030.
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China Expands Hi-Res Earth Observation Satellite Constellation

By Maxim Pyadushkin Apr 01, 2021
China has boosted its high-resolution Earth observation capabilities with the launch of another Gaofen 12 satellite.