Renewal in the space sector leads to technological innovations, geopolitical rivalries, but also philosophical questions. What is the ideal that drives NewSpace?
DYSTOPIA 2019 highlighted the differences in how countries approach the impact of technologies on society.
China’s innovation capabilities are increasing and the rivalry with the United States is not going to contain, but reinforce this trend.
The key actors of innovation in China are the State (if the State wants to do something, it does so, and it does so quickly), private capital (which allows to focus resources on many innovative initiatives), and startups (which grow fast, whose founders are often very young, and increasingly international).