Aliya Prokofieva

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Birthday
14, 1986
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Russia

About

Astrophysicist known for her work in the field of space and for founding the international space company Galaktika where she promotes a range of philosophical and scientific content that engages with the public. 

Before Fame

She studied at the Physics and Mathematics Lyceum of Saint Petersburg. She then went on to attend No. 642 The Earth and the Universe where she graduated with a silver medal. She attended Saint Petersburg State University where she graduated with honors in 2009. She founded Galakita in 2016. 

Trivia

She is known for being a member of the Board of Trustees of the Miklukho-Maklay Foundation as well as the Expert Council for Modernization of Economics under the President of the Russian Federation. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Leningrad to a family of fellow astrophysicists. 

Associated With

Carl Sagan is a fellow astrophysicist also known for his work in the scientific community which engaged with the public.