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Taiwan attends space conference and expo hosted by India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) is attending the International Space Conference and Exhibition hosted by India in the hope of establishing a cooperative relationshi...

President wants Taiwan to join global space industry supply chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With this decade crucial for the return of humans to the Moon, Taiwan should use its advantages in the semiconductor sector to occupy a spot in the space industry supply c...

Taiwan’s first private rocket gets permission to launch from South Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Innovative Space Company (tiSPACE) has received its first rocket launch permit from the Australian government, the company announced on Monday (Aug. 23). The Tai...

Angkasa-X partners with Silkwave and with the support of Bank of Asia aims to develop Penang as ASEAN's regional space technology ecosystem hub

PENANG, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 11 August 2021 - The Angkasa-X Group of Companies (Angkasa-X) has announced plans to transform Penang into a regional space technology ecosystem hub to further f...

Taiwan’s ‘Rocket Uncle’ steps up as director of National Space Organization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wu Tsung-hsin (吳宗信), professor of mechanical engineering at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYMU), was announced on Monday (Aug. 2) as the new director-general o...

Through cube satellites, Taiwanese space sector thinks outside the box

The commercialization of space has long been dominated by the world's superpowers, but Taiwan is hoping to carve out its own blue ocean in the space economy through its development of "cube&q...

AP FACT CHECK: GOP ads twist deal for Ariz. Dem's ex-company

Republicans in an Arizona U.S. Senate race are distorting the details of a development deal for a high-altitude balloon company co-founded by Mark Kelly, the Democratic candidate for the seat. Contrar...

Time right for transforming India-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has always been cautious in engaging Taiwan since New Delhi established the India-Taipei Association relations in 1995 to promote bilateral relations; indeed, the gr...

US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States accused Russia on Thursday of conducting a test of an anti-satellite weapon in space, asserting that it exposed Moscow's intent to deploy weapons that threaten U.S....

Taiwan moon exploration petition gains support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling for Taiwan to accelerate its moon exploration plans is gaining signatures on the government's online platform and it will respond once the threshold...

Gilead, Insmed rise; ON Semiconductor, Pacific Premier fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Gilead Sciences Inc., up $3.16 to $66.36 The biotechnology's antiviral drug Remdesivir ...

Two Taiwan teams advance to global round of NASA hackathon

Two of the 67 Taiwanese teams that took part in NASA's International Space Apps Challenge this past weekend have been selected for the global round of the hackathon, with one of the teams focusing...

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...