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's upgraded 'Cloud Peak' missiles could reach Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over NT$12.4 billion has been allocated to a Ministry of Defense project codenamed the "Qilin Project" (麒麟專案), to extend the range Taiwan's Yun Feng or "Clou...

China is single largest source of PM2.5 pollution in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Comparing data on pollution sources in Taiwan's air, a Taiwanese professor and former Bell Labs researcher has come to the conclusion that the single largest source of fine...

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, ...

Taiwan denies satellite useless due to photo problems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The authorities denied media reports Tuesday that Taiwan’s Formosat-5 satellite (福衛五號) had in effect become useless due to the poor quality of the pictures it had ta...

Lift off: 1st Taiwanese-made satellite blasts off into space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Formosat-5 (福爾摩沙衛星五號), Taiwan's first domestically-made satellite, blasted off into space from Vandeberg Air Force Base, California on the back of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ...

The Latest: Satellite for Taiwan launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the launch of a satellite for Taiwan by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket (all times local): 12:01 p.m. SpaceX has suc...

Satellite for Taiwan launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An Earth-observation satellite for Taiwan's National Space Organization has been launched from California. The Formosat-5 satellite lifted of...

First Taiwan-developed satellite to launch on August 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FORMOSAT-5 (福爾摩沙衛星五號), the first entirely domestically developed satellite operated by Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO,國家太空中心) was packaged and shipped to...

Taiwan to launch first NASA Int’l Space Apps Challenge in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan will kick off its first NASA International Space Apps Challenge from April 20-30, 2017, at National Taiwan University (NTU), announced American Institute in Taiwan (A...

Taiwanese scientist resigns over conflict of interest allegations

Taipei, June 11 (CNA) Dr. Jann-yeng Liu, a top scientist at Taiwan's National Space Organization (NSPO), resigned Wednesday after it was reported that he had accepted part-time employment in China...