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Taiwan hopes to start launching satellites in 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could start launching large satellites from within the country in 2026, Science and Technology Minister Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠) said Thursday (March 17). Facing que...

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 signs MOUs with Slovakia to promote space, quantum technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The delegation led by Slovakia’s Deputy Economics Minister Karol Galek will sign eight memoranda of understanding (MOUs) during its visit to Taiwan, including docume...

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. ...

NASA Hackathon Taipei #SpaceApps challenge winners unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Winning teams from one of the most anticipated space apps challenges in Taiwan were unveiled on Thursday (Oct. 14), with initiatives this year set to solve social and envi...

Taiwan attends space conference and expo hosted by India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) is attending the International Space Conference and Exhibition hosted by India in the hope of establishing a cooperative relationshi...

President wants Taiwan to join global space industry supply chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With this decade crucial for the return of humans to the Moon, Taiwan should use its advantages in the semiconductor sector to occupy a spot in the space industry supply c...

Slovak representative calls for closer Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Slovakian representative to Taiwan Martin Podstavek has said that there are still many areas that Slovakia and Taiwan can cooperate on, and he urged Taiwan to expand relat...

Taiwan's National Space Organization to build rocket launch site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s government will build a rocket launch site for the long-term development of the country's space program, Wu Jong-shinn (吳宗信), head of the National Space...

Taiwan’s first private rocket gets permission to launch from South Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Innovative Space Company (tiSPACE) has received its first rocket launch permit from the Australian government, the company announced on Monday (Aug. 23). The Tai...

Taiwan’s ‘Rocket Uncle’ steps up as director of National Space Organization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wu Tsung-hsin (吳宗信), professor of mechanical engineering at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYMU), was announced on Monday (Aug. 2) as the new director-general o...

Taiwan passes Space Development Law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Monday (May 31) passed the Space Development Law, paving the way for Taiwan’s space endeavors. The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOS...

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...

Taiwan loses contact with indigenous satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mission operators at Taiwan's National Space Organization (NSPO) have lost contact with two domestically made mini-satellites (CubeSats) after they were launched into ...