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Taiwan to launch domestically made satellites into space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of Taiwan's domestically made mini-satellites will be launched into space from Florida on Jan. 21, according to Science and Technology Minister Wu Tsung-tsong (吳政忠...

Seeds from Taiwan plant species launched to space station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cargo capsule carrying seeds from four plant species provided by Taiwan is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after launching from the U.S. state of Flo...

President Tsai receives postcard from Taiwanese in Antarctica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Oct. 20) shared a postcard she received from a Taiwanese scientist in Antarctica and expressed thanks for the greeting from afar. ...

Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

NEW YORK (AP) — Many Americans have vivid memories of Jan. 28, 1986. That was the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded over a chilly Florida, just seconds after liftoff. School...

Taiwan to send seeds into outer space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send seeds from four endemic plant species into space in October as part of the "Space Seeds for Asian Future" project initiated by the Japan Aerospa...

China launches final satellite in GPS-like Beidou system

China on Tuesday (June 23) launched the final satellite in its Beidou constellation that emulates the U.S. Global Positioning System, marking a further step in the country's advance as a major spa...

Solar probe to pass through comet's tail for 'bonus science'

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency said Friday that its Solar Orbiter probe will pass through the tail of a comet in the coming days and scientists plan to switch on its instruments early to cond...

Mexico goals: science, tourism in Latin America, Caribbean

Mexico proposed joint goals for science, space, tourism and sustainability for the region's nations at the meeting Wednesday of The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States. ...

NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely

TOKYO (AP) — The head of NASA said Wednesday that space security is necessary so that the United States, Japan and others can safely explore the moon and Mars. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenst...

NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely

TOKYO (AP) — The head of NASA says space security is necessary so that the United States, Japan and others can safely explore the moon and Mars. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sa...

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. ...

Ahead of 2nd moon shot, a timeline of India's space program

NEW DELHI (AP) — Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second mission to the moon. Here is a timeline of its space program: ___ Feb. 16, 1962...

Science Says: A big space crash likely made Uranus lopsided

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uranus is a lopsided oddity, the only planet to spin on its side. Scientists now think they know how it got that way: It was pushed over by a rock at least twice as big as Earth. ...

Taiwan President arrives in Houston for stopover on return trip from S. America

HOUSTON (CNA) -- Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) arrived in the U.S. city of Houston on Saturday for a 27-hour transit stop on her way back to Taiwan after concluding a visit to two of Taiwa...

India's Modi announces manned space mission, health care scheme for millions

India will launch a manned mission into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday in a speech marking Independence Day. In a wide ranging 80-minute speech from New Delhi's R...