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...

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...

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 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...

Taiwan's FormoSat-7 group shipped to Florida for launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- FormoSat-7, the second satellite constellation jointly built by Taiwan and the U.S., was placed onto a cargo plane in Taoyuan bound for Florida on Sunday (April 15) in preparat...

Taiwan satellite Formosat-7 to be launched soon in the US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Formosat-7 satellite (福衛七號) is soon to be launched in the U.S. Parties are currently waiting for confirmation before the satellite is transported over to...

The right stuff: Tsai first Taiwanese president to visit NASA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Aug. 19) visited NASA, the first sitting Taiwanese president to do so, a move that surely will enrage Communist Chin...

Taiwan waiting on US to launch satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is waiting on U.S. confirmation for the launch date for six microsatellites, as part of the joint FORMOSAT-7 weather observation program. The joint program betwe...

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...

Formosat-5 completes full topographic map of Taiwan, free poster coming soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A complete cloudless topographic map of Taiwan proper has been completed by Formosat-5 (福爾摩沙衛星五號), the first remote sensing satellite entirely made in Taiwan, and a free poster...

FORMOSAT-5 carries hope of Taiwan's space technology development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a member of the team that built FORMOSAT-5, the first remote sensing satellite entirely made in Taiwan, Chen Wei-chun (陳維鈞), director of the Integration & Test Divi...

Taiwan researchers, engineers to meet President following FormoSat-5 mission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) team behind the FormoSat-5, the first-ever remote sensing satellite fully made in Taiwan, will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen this...

US National Academy of Engineering to induct Taiwan space physicist

Taiwan space physicist Lee Lou-chuang was elected Feb. 7 a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering for his seminal research in the discipline and leadership on the Formosat observation sate...

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, ...