Launch of Taiwanese Formosat-7 satellite will improve weather forecasting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The launch of Taiwan’s Formosat-7 (福衛七號) satellite, expected during the second half of this year, will increase the accuracy of weather forecasts by 10 percent, repo...

Taiwan’s National Central University signs satellite accord with Airbus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Central University in Taoyuan City signed an agreement with Airbus Friday which will allow the direct reception of information from SPOT 6/7 satellites for use in...

Taiwan and U.S. cancel set of joint satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the United States have decided to cancel a second set of six weather satellites for the Formosat-7 (福衛七號) project due to funding problems on the American side, ...