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Taiwan to launch domestically made satellites into space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of Taiwan's domestically made mini-satellites will be launched into space from Florida on Jan. 21, according to Science and Technology Minister Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠...

Taiwan, Japan team up to develop mini satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is joining hands with Japan to develop a mini satellite as a validation platform for optical sensor technologies, with the launch slated for mid-2022. Dubbed the...

Seeds from Taiwan plant species launched to space station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cargo capsule carrying seeds from four plant species provided by Taiwan is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after launching from the U.S. state of Flo...

Taiwan shoots for the stars with its plans to create national space center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to establish a National Space Center in a bid to promote aerospace industries while allowing for better regulation on relevant commercial activities. ...

Photonics Festival in Taiwan: An integrated smart Industry chain

Innolux Corporation joins this exhibition to showcase its latest products. Meanwhile, Micro LED, Silicon Photonics, 5G Communication, Space Photonics and Military/Defense Photonics, plus Epidemic Prev...

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 to send seeds into outer space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send seeds from four endemic plant species into space in October as part of the "Space Seeds for Asian Future" project initiated by the Japan Aerospa...

Taiwan moon exploration petition gains support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling for Taiwan to accelerate its moon exploration plans is gaining signatures on the government's online platform and it will respond once the threshold...

Weather delays launch of Taiwan's first domestically-built rocket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The trial launch of Taiwan's first domestically-built rocket was canceled at the last minute due to poor weather conditions. The Taiwan aerospace company, TiSPACE I...

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...

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...

Registration for 2019 NASA Hackathon in Taiwan now open: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, which will be held in Taipei in October, is now open for registration. “The NASA Hackathon is one of NASA...

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...