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China's satellite launch over Taiwan did not consider safety measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s satellite launch did not appear to prioritize safety, Taiwan Space Agency Deputy Director Chu Chung-hui (朱崇惠) said on Tuesday (Jan. 9). On Tuesday afterno...

Successful launch of 'SHSR-Aero1' rocket in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group from Feng Chia University successfully launched the scientific research rocket "SHSR-Aero1" at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning (Nov. 12). The rocket flew in ...

Taiwan launches first domestically made weather satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first domestically made weather satellite, Triton (獵風者), achieved lift-off at 9:36 Monday (Oct. 9) from a launch site in French Guiana. The launch came a...

1st Taiwan-made weather satellite fails to launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first locally made weather satellite Triton (獵風者) failed to achieve lift-off on Saturday morning (Oct. 7) during a scheduled launch. Arianespace, the com...

Taiwan aims to launch small satellite into space by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan intends to launch a small satellite into space by 2030, Taiwan Space Agency (TASA) Director Wu Jong-shinn (吳宗信) said on Saturday (Sept. 16). With the support of ...

Harvard scholar warns of Musk cutting off Starlink to Taiwan in war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given Elon Musk's pro-China statements, two experts have warned that Taiwan must fortify its satellite communication infrastructure rather than rely on the tech mogul&...

Taiwan Space Agency unveils new satellite carrier rocket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Space Agency (TASA) unveiled its new satellite launch vehicle at the 2023 Taipei Aerospace and Defense Technology Exhibition on Thursday (Sept. 14). The sate...

NCSIST showcases latest drone tech at Taipei Aerospace and Defense Technology Exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) came out in full force at the 2023 Taipei Aerospace and Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE), which o...

Taiwan shoots for stars, one rocket at a time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under normal circumstances, the two dozen or so college students on a beach in Pingtung County would not be able to fire rockets into the night sky. Thanks to a new pro...

UK semiconductor delegation to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United Kingdom government is sending a top scientific adviser with a delegation of businesses to open a British pavilion at SEMICON Taiwan for the first time, reports ...

Taiwan schedules Triton weather satellite launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has set Oct. 5 as the launch date for the Triton, its first domestically made weather satellite and the result of 10 years of research. The satellite, previously...

Taiwan sends Triton weather satellite to French Guiana for launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Triton weather satellite marks a key breakthrough for Taiwan’s contribution to international space exploration, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday (July 14...

1st Taiwan-made weather satellite passes inspection before launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first Taiwan-made weather satellite has completed its final inspection before it departs for French Guiana, where it will launch into space in September. The weathe...

Taiwan’s Tamkang University prepares to launch rocket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team from Tamkang University (TKU) will launch a test rocket from the Hsuhai site in Pingtung County, the Taiwan Space Agency (TASA) said Saturday (June 3). The aim o...

Renamed Taiwan Space Agency to launch Wind-Hunter weather satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Space Agency (TASA) will launch the Wind-Hunter weather satellite this year, while the country is preparing to invest NT$25.1 billion ($816.49 million) in a nat...