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...

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...

Nicaragua's Foreign Minister visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister, Denis Ronaldo Moncada-Colindres, is currently on an official visit to Taiwan, where he will meet senior Taiwan officials, as well as tr...

Team Light Wonder won NASA Hackathon in Taiwan with award of NT$80,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After roughly 48 hours of competition, Team Light Wonder won the first prize at the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon (NASA Hackathon) in Taiwan, taking home an awa...

Registration of NASA Hackathon in Taiwan now open: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Tuesday that registration of the 2018 NASA Hackathon in Taiwan was officially opened, and that the competition is schedule...

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...