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Taiwan and India cooperate on January CubeSat launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) and India are among the many international partners involved in launching a CubeSat into space in January 2022, reports said Saturda...

Taiwan aims to become space power within 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On its 30th anniversary Wednesday (Oct. 20), the National Space Organization (NSPO) said it wanted to turn Taiwan into a space power within the next three to five years. ...

Taiwan satellites significantly increase accuracy of weather forecasting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's FormoSat-7 satellite constellation has been vital to increasing the accuracy of domestic weather prediction, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) Director-General Che...

Through cube satellites, Taiwanese space sector thinks outside the box

The commercialization of space has long been dominated by the world's superpowers, but Taiwan is hoping to carve out its own blue ocean in the space economy through its development of "cube&q...

Formosat-5 satellite images of Taiwan available for download

202011-16 Update: The calendar can be purchased via NSPO's webiste. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos from the National Space Organization's (NSPO) 2021 calendar featuring satellite image...

Taiwan FormoSat-7 data on Earth's atmosphere available for public download

The first provisional data of Earth's atmosphere collected by Taiwan's FormoSat-7 satellite can now be downloaded by the public from a government website, the National Space Organization (NSPO...

France’s Arianespace wins bid to launch Taiwan satellite in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — France’s Arianespace SA has won the bid to launch Taiwan’s Triton satellite into orbit in 2021, CNA reported Friday (Nov. 15). The new Taiwanese-developed w...

Two Taiwan teams advance to global round of NASA hackathon

Two of the 67 Taiwanese teams that took part in NASA's International Space Apps Challenge this past weekend have been selected for the global round of the hackathon, with one of the teams focusing...

Thailand seeks consultation with Taiwan on domestically built satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand’s space authorities have expressed an interest in collaborating with Taiwan as the country tries to get its domestically built satellite off the ground. ...

FORMOSAT-7 expected to provide meteorological data from January 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – FORMOSAT-7, a constellation of six satellites jointly built by Taiwan and the U.S., began the deployment of its first satellite on July 22 and is expected to start providi...

President of Taiwan welcomed by hundreds of overseas compatriots in Colorado

DENVER (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was welcomed by hundreds of cheering overseas Taiwanese compatriots as she arrived Friday in the U.S. city of Denver, the last stop of her 12-day state vis...

Taiwan enters third phase of satellite program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the launch of Formosat-7 last month, Taiwan had entered the third phase of its 28-year-old satellite program, officials said Friday (July 19). Just as space enthus...

Taiwan's FormoSat-7 satellite transmits first data back to Earth

Taipei (CNA)-- Taiwan's FormoSat-7 has sent back its first batch of data from space, which will be released to the public in seven months' time, the National Space Organization (NSPO) said Wed...

Taiwan's Formosat-7 launched into space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Formosat-7, the second satellite constellation jointly built by Taiwan and the U.S., blasted off into space at 2:30 p.m. today (June 25), Taiwan Time. Although the satellite...

Taiwan's Formosat-7 set to blast off at 2:30 p.m. today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Formosat-7, the second satellite constellation jointly built by Taiwan and the U.S., is slated to launch at 2:30 p.m. today (June 25), Taiwan Time. Although the satellite wa...