Space Cafè Radio – on tour in Prague – with Dr. Namrata Goswami

Image of Dr. Namrata Goswami; courtesy of Marsh McLennan.

In this Space Café Radio – Editor-in-chief of SpaceWatch.Global and host of Space Cafè Italy Dr Emma Gatti speak with Dr Namrata Goswami, independent researcher on space policy and great power politics. Dr. Goswami is an associate professor at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is also a consultant for Space Fund Intelligence and a guest speaker at the “India Today: Economics, Politics, Innovation & Sustainability” seminar.

Emma met Namrata during the 6th PSSI Conference on Space Security, held in Prague from June 19-21, 2022. Together they discussed the rise of the Chinese space program, their strategic vision of the Moon, of their alliance with Russia, and of what the United States could and should do to remain in an advantageous position.

Here are some highlights from the interview:

0:00 Space Cafe Radio – on tour in Prague – with Namrata Goswami

1:09 China’s strategic culture and its implication for space

2:12 The three pillars of China: space, AI and robotics

5:01 Change of leadership in China in 2015: from technocracy to military supremacy

7:16 Conquest of the Moon in China: a different state of mind

8:21 China’s coercive policy

10:11 Strategic partnership between China and Russia

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