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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...

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...

Airbus sees profit boost, but defense and space challenges

PARIS (AP) — Airbus is urging stepped-up European cooperation to ensure the continent’s security and future access to space after a year that saw the company suffer fallout from Russia’s war in Ukrain...

ESA chief vows to restore Europe's access to space

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Space Agency's director general says it's crucial to rebuild Europe's access to space following the botched launch of a European rocket carrying two Earth observation sate...

Failure of Vega-C rocket launch in French Guiana

PARIS (AP) — The launch of a European rocket carrying two Earth observation satellites failed and ditched in the sea less than three minutes after liftoff from a spaceport in French Guiana on Wednesda...

Taiwan to launch first homegrown weather satellite in 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to launch its first indigenously-developed meteorological satellite next March from French Guiana. TRITON, the name of the satellite, was designed and mad...