US-China Tech Race: Shock and Awe
US-China Tech Race: Shock and Awe

US-China Tech Race: Shock and Awe

In the latest episode of this Tech Tonic season on technology rivalry between the US and China, FT’s US-China correspondent Demetri Sevastopulo tells the inside story of his scoop on China’s secret hypersonic weapons test and how it changed geopolitics. We hear about the new space race between China and the United States, including powerful satellite destructive missiles and the pursuit of commercial space capabilities. Could China and the United States ever collaborate on space exploration, or do we see the beginning of a new space race?

Presented by James Kynge, FT’s global China editor, this episode features interviews with U.S. Congressman Mike Gallagher; Todd Harrison, Director of the Aerospace Security Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Robert Zubrin, president of the Mars Society.

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The host is James Kynge. Interview with Congressman Mike Gallagher conducted by Demetri Sevastopulo. Edwin Lane is a senior producer. Josh Gabert-Doyon is the producer. Manuela Saragosa is the executive producer. The sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. FT’s head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.

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