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2014 3.19   Accomplishment of Flight Software (version 6)
2.25 Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver Press Conference
2.18 Accomplishment of 1st-RSI EU Flight Module Delivery
2.11 Accomplishment of 2nd-CDMU Flight Module Delivery and Acceptance Review
1.29 Accomplishment of RSI OSA Delivery
2013 12.26   Accomplishment of RSI EU EQM Delivery and Acceptance Review
11.28 FORMOSAT-7 Spacecraft Bus Critical Design Review
10.24 Accomplishment of 1st-CDMU Flight Module Delivery and Acceptance Review
10.08 Accomplishment of Scientific Payload Flight Module Delivery
8.09 FORMOSAT-5 Scientific Payload AIP Payload Acceptance Review (PAR)
6.20 FORMOSAT-7 Spacecraft Bus Preliminary Design Review (PDR)
6.06 Successful Flight of SR-8 Science Experiments
5.16 FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC 7th Anniversary
5.14 2nd ICGPSRO 2013 Conference
3.13 Co-organizer NARL-KRCF Bilateral Workshop
2.06 FORMOSAT-5 Kicks off Satellite Integration and Test Phase
2.05 FORMOST-5 Program Accomplished Critical Design Review (CDR)
2012 12.26   NSPO Vibration Testing Laboratory Certificated by TAF
12.05 First Regional Meeting of IAA in Taiwan
11.14 Remote Sensing Satellite Technology Workshop 2012
9.06 FORMOSAT-7 Spacecraft Bus Contract Kick-Off Ceremony
7.17 Space Science and Technologies Exploration Camp
7.09 Space Environmental Test Technologies and Applications Workshop
6.11 FORMOSAT-5 Remote Sensing Images Integration Test Kick-Off Meeting
5.26 FORMOSAT-2 Satellite Imaging Applications Camp
4.27 Issue RFP for FORMOSAT-7 Spacecraft Procurement
3.29 Receive Structure Top Panel of FORMOSAT-5
3.29 Receive Solar Generator & Omni-Direction Sun Sensors of FORMOSAT-5
2.23 FORMOSAT-5 Remote Sensing Images Users Conference
2.15 FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 Executive Steering Committee #3
1.23 NSPO Participates in Exhibition on " FORMOSAT Satellites Special Exhibition”
2011 12.09   FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 Executive Steering Committee #2
12.05 NSPO Awarded the Certificate of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for EMC and Antenna Test Lab
11.24 Conference on the Critical Technology for Optical Remote Sensing Satellite
11.18 NASA Presented Certificate of Appreciation on AMS-02 to NSPO
11.11 Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of NSPO
11.05 Sounding Rocket Technology Forum 2011
9.06 FORMOSAT-5 Spacecraft Bus Critical Design Review (CDR)
7.25 NSPO Awarded the Certifications of ISO9001, ISO27001, and ISO14001
7.04 Space Environmental Test Technologies and Applications Workshop
6.28 FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 System Design Review (SDR)
6.01 FORMOSAT-7 Execution Plan Approved
5.31 Successful Flight of Experimental Hybrid Rocket
4.15 Celebration of the Fifth Anniversary of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Launch
4.13 The Fifth FORMOSAT-3 / COSMIC Data Users Workshop and International Conference on GPS Radio Occultation 2011
4.12 FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 Executive Steering Committee #1
4.11 FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 System Requirement Review (SRR)
3.31 NSPO and the Tzu Chi Foundation had signed the overseas disaster area satellite image support cooperation memorandum
2.23 Users Conference of Microwave Radiometer 2011
1.20 FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 TriG Preliminary Design Review (PDR)
1.05 The Workshop on CMOS Applications in Astronomy and Space Sciences
2010
12.23   FORMOSAT-5 Execution Plan Approved
12.16 FORMOSAT-5 Preliminary Design Review (PDR)
12/02 2010 Remote Sensing Instrument Workshop
11/01
6th International Workshop on Satellite Constellation and Formation Flying
09/16
Hybrid Rocket Successful Maiden Flight
08/17
FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 Mission Definition Review
07/14
NOAA Visited NSPO
07/06
The Legislator Nai-Shin JiangVisited NSPO
06/21
NASA Visited NSPO
05/05
Sounding Rocket 7 Completes Science Experimen
04/06
任重道遠再創新局  國研院太空中心主任佈達
03/01
嘉燈節彩慶佳節 福臨太空觀天下
02/02
Remote Sensing Instrument Made Domestically - NSPO Spreads the Wings to Fly Again
2009
12/08
  Three associate researchers of NSPO receive Outstanding Paper Award in 2009 International Automatic Control Conference
11/24
  台灣科學界的第一次! 自製微衛星酬載與太空飛行測試 台俄微衛星合作案現況說明
11/04
  福爾摩沙衛星影像展在新竹
09/30
  2009 high reliability electrical product seminar
09/22
  國研院太空中心贊助「大手牽小手.弱勢兒童圓夢計畫」,與弱勢學童及家長齊聚科工館,玩科教遊戲歡度難忘一天
09/11
  福衛摩沙衛星三號後續計畫之觀測系統模擬實驗研討會圓滿落幕
08/20
  擴大產業與研發界參與太空科技夥伴說明會
07/23
  挑動您的太空靈魂~NASA女太空人7/23登陸新竹
05/27
  福臨天下 福衛二號衛星影像展
05/22
  NCT團隊在美國成功達成任務,並創下傳統高空科學氣球飛行時間最長的紀錄
05/22
  福爾摩沙衛星二號五年任務圓滿達成 台灣太空貢獻全球矚目
04/03
  「福衛看我家」有獎徵答活動 看照片抽迷你筆電
03/25
  NSPO and RITI Technology Inc. Launched ‘RITI Online Image Service’ Together
2008
01/01
  苗君易博士接任國家太空中心主任
2007
12/06
  「福爾摩沙衛星三號趣味遊戲軟體設計全國性競賽活動」頒獎典禮
11/02
  NSPO support Formosat-2 images for aid relief to San Diego wild fire.
10/03
  太空紀元五十年。
09/28
  太空中心與車輛中心技術能量整合。
09/13
  探空六號火箭完成飛試。
08/09
  福爾摩沙衛星二號拍攝美國斷橋事件衛星遙測影像。
07/05
  舉辦小學生暑期太空營活動。
05/22
  福衛三號加強全球氣象預報 首次南極平流層連續觀測 成果獲國際肯定。
05/01
  福爾摩沙衛星三號趣味遊戲軟體設計全國性競賽活動。(報名期間:5/1~6/15)
01/15
  The Space News published congratulations on the successful launch of the FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC mission.
2006
11/28
  FORMOSAT-3 / COSMIC Mission Highlights.
04/15
  FORMOSAT-3 was successfully launched at the Vandenberg Launch Complex in the US state of California.
01/24
  Held a "Music of the Sphere " concert.
01/24
  The certification award ceremony for the domestic component manufacturers of FORMOSAT-3.
01/24
  The result announcement and prize award for the naming, drawing, writing composition competitions for FORMOSAT-3.
01/18
  Sounding Rocket-5 was successfully launched from the Pingtung Chuipeng launch site.
2005
12/20
  FORMOSAT-3 was delivered to the launching site.
12/15
  The Vice-President Lu Hsiu-lien toured National Space Organization.
12/06
  NSPO, NTNU and Olemap Inc. are jointly promoting the “”UrMap” all the way 2 Ur Home” activity.
11/22
  The President of Executive Hsieh Chang-Ting toured National Space Organization.
10/07
  Progress of FORMOSAT-3 Science Teams
07/21
  The Vice-President Lu Hsiu-lien toured National Space Organization.
07/04
  The opening of "2005 Satellite Exposition ─ FORMOSAT Satellites Special Exhibition" in Hsinchu Little Ding Dong Science Park (07/04~09/30)
05/20
  FORMOSAT-2 launch anniversary
05/05
  Signed a contract with National Central University for the establishment of a "FORMOSAT-2 Image Distribution Center"
04/01
  National Space Program Office was renamed as "National Space Organization (NSPO)" on 1 April
03/29
  Signed a contract with Feng Chia University for the establishment of a "FORMOSAT-2 Image Distribution Center"
03/03
  Signed a contract with National Taiwan University for the establishment of a "FORMOSAT-2 Image Distribution Center"
03/01
  The Academia Sinica President, Lee Yuan-tseh, and his wife visited National Space Program Office.
01/28
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2's real natural color image taking on the Taiwan region.
01/27
  The opening of "The Eye Safeguards Taiwan ─ FORMOSAT Satellites Exposition" in Kaohsiung National Science and Technology Museum. (01/27~0615)
01/20
  The finalization of the contract negotiation for postponement of FORMOSAT-2 launch.
01/10
  Dr Chen Chiu-Jung took on the chief scientist position of National Space Program Office.
01/04
  The presentation of a FORMOSAT-2 satellite image analysis summary report on the southeast strong earthquake.
2004
12/21
  Signed a contract with National Taiwan Normal University for the establishment of a "FORMOSAT-2 Image Distribution Center"
12/14
  Sounding Rocket-4 was successfully launched from the Pingtung Chuipeng launch site.
11/12
  The Vice President of Executive Yuan, Yeh Chu-Lan, and the Government Affairs Committee member, Lin Feng-Ching, visited National Space Program Office.
10/29
  The 2004 National Defense Reserve Training Achievement Exhibition ─ Space Remote Sensing Theme Museum Exhibition
10/21
  Signed a contract with National Cheng Kung University for the establishment of a "FORMOSAT-2 Image Distribution Center"
10
  The completion of assemble of the second satellite for FORMOSAT-3 constellation and the commencement of satellite system environmental tests.
09/23
  Held a "Roam the World ─ New Atmosphere" press conference regarding the take off of FORMOSAT-2 global imaging; and opening a new historical page in weather observation by the FORMOSAT-3.
08/27
  The Remote Sensing Imager of FORMOSAT-2 took images after Typhoon Aere ─ Wufeng District land slide disaster investigation.
08/08
  Held a summer vacation Space Technology Seminar in Chung Cheng Institute of Technology of National Defense University
07/30
  Dr. Lance Wu took on the Director General position of National Space Program Office
07/13
  The first satellite for FORMOSAT-3 constellation was delivered to Taiwan.
07/07
  The first presentation for the observation achievement of the "Upper Atmosphere Lightning Imager" of FORMOSAT-2.
07/05
  FORMOSAT-2 took images after Typhoon Mindulle ─ the July 2 flood survey
07/04
  The first upper atmosphere lightning phenomenon detected by the "Upper Atmosphere Lightning Imager" of FORMOSAT-2
06/18
  Announced the mission completion of FORMOSAT-1and its withdrawal.
06/15
  National Space Program Office passed the ISO9001: 2000 certification.
06/04
  The Remote Sensing Imager of FORMOSAT-2 took the first remote sensing image.
06/02
  The completion of early orbit operation of FORMOSAT-2 and its entering into the mission orbit.
06/01
  The commencement of the assemble of second to the sixth satellites of FORMOSAT-3.
05/25
  The completion of the inspection and receipt of the first satellite and payload of FORMOSAT-3.
05/21
  FORMOSAT-2 was successfully launched at the Vandenberg Launch Complex in the US state of California.
02/05
  The completion of the inspection and receipt of the Penghu Ground Correction Site for FORMOSAT-2.
01/28
  The announcement of the fifth anniversary of FORMOSAT-1 operation.
2003
12/30
  The early orbit and image processing operation of FORMOSAT-2 are in place.
12/24
  Sounding Rocket-3 was successfully launched from the Pingtung Chuipeng launch site.
12/11
  The certification award ceremony for the domestic component manufacturers of FORMOSAT-2.
12/05
  The result announcement and prize award for the naming, drawing, writing composition competitions for FORMOSAT-2.
12/04
  The commencement of the FORMOSAT-2 pre-launch tests.
12/02
  FORMOSAT-2 was delivered by air cargo to the Vandenberg Launch Complex in the US.
09/12
  The President Chen Shui-bian and Vice-president Lu Hsiu-lien toured National Space Program Office and granted a reward medal with a phrase of celebration "Path Through Satisfaction" as an encouragement for the completion of FORMOSAT-2 integration and testing.
07/31
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2 satellite system environmental tests.
07/25
  The Vice-President Lu Hsiu-lien toured National Space Program Office.
07/17
  Held a satellite program presentation for the second phase National Space Technology Long Term Developmental Program.
06/16
  The completion of the FORMOSAT-3 system critical design reviews.
06/12
  Achieved success of the self-research and development of the FORMOSAT-2 image processing system.
06/01
  Established National Applied Research Laboratory, with the jurisdiction of National Space Program Office came under its administration.
04/15
  The commencement of the space simulation environmental tests of the FORMOSAT-2 satellite system.
03/20
 

Held a presentation for the fourth anniversary of FORMOSAT-1 satellite operation and announced the completion of its missions.

02/27
  The completion of FORMOSAT- 2 satellite system integration (the Satellite Bus with the Upper Atmosphere Lightning Imager).
01
  Published the compiled papers on FORMOSAT-1
2002
12/30
  Approved the second phase National Space Technology Long-Term Development Plan. (from 2004 to 2018)
12/16
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2 satellite assemble and integration tests (the Satellite Bus with the Remote Sensing Instrument) and the receipt.
11/23
  Held a "High School DIY Space Camp" at the National Central University. (11/23~11/24)
11/21
  The completion of receipt of the Remote Sensing Instrument of FORMOSAT-2
11/21
  The completion of the construction of the X–band Ground Receiving Station for FORMOSAT-2
11/12
  The completion of the system preliminary design review of the FORMOSAT-3 .
08/01
  Renew the "FORMOSAT satellites' operation, maintenance and technical service contract". (2002/8~2008/8)
07/05
  Signed a electromagnetic compatibility professional technical c ollaboration memorandum with the Bureau of Standards, Metronlogy and Inspection, M.O.E.A
06/18
  The completion of FORMOSAT-3 satellite system requirement design review.
05/28
  Commenced the execution of the FORMOSAT-3 launch vehicle contract.
05/23
  Held a presentation for the third anniversary of FORMOSAT-1 operation.
03
  The completion of the YamSat satellite environmental tests, waiting for the delivery and launch.
02/18
  Commenced the development of FORMOSAT-3.
01/30
  Signed a collaboration memorandum with Central Weather Bureau (for the X-band Ground Receiving Station to receive the MODIS remote sensing image data direct broadcasted by the American TERRA/AQUA.)
01/04
  The primary structure of FORMOSAT-2 was delivered to the Integration and Test Facility.
01
  The completion of the YamSat satellite flight unit assemble.
2001
11/23
  Held a National Space technology development seminar with industrial, academic, and government official representative.
11/19
  Commenced the FORMOSAT-3 scientific mission technical services.
10/02
  The completion of interface compatibility for FORMOSAT-2 and the launch vehicle.
06/06
  The reaward of the FORMOSAT-2 launch vehicle contract to the Orbital Sciences Corporation of the USA.
05/28
  The completion of the self developed YamSat satellite system design.
05/03
  Signed a "FORMOSAT-3 Collaboration Certificate" with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in the US.
04/26
  Commenced self developed R&D for the image processing system of FORMOSAT-2.
02/26
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2 satellite system critical design review.
01/31
  Dr Li Lo-Chuan took on the Director General position of the National Space Program Office.
2000
09/18
  The FORMOSAT-2 satellite contractor Matra was renamed as Astrium company.
09/05
  The Vice-President Lu Hsiu-lien visited National Space Program Office and witnessed the satellite integration and test operation.
08/16
  The FORMOSAT-2 launch vehicle contract awarded to the India's Antrix company.
07/15
  Detected the image of low-density ion holes in the ionospheric layer above the sky of Brazil by the Ionospheric Plasma and Electrodynamics Instrument (IPEI) on FORMOSAT-1.
06/15
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2 system preliminary design review.
06/07
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2 science payload system design review.
05/14
  Held a "Get To Know Satellites Expo" at the National Chung Kung University.
05/12
  Held a FORMOSAT-1 Ocean Color Imager user seminar.
03/15
  The completion of FORMOSAT-2 satellite system requirement design review.
03/13
  Held a remote sensing satellite technical and application seminar.
1999
12/15
  The commencement of the development of FORMOSAT-2.
11/29
  Signed a contract with French company Matra for FORMOSAT-2 satellite development.
09/09
  Held a FORMOSAT-1 scientific accomplishment seminar.
07/18
  Held a "Summer Vacation Space Technology Study Camp" at Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, National Defense University. (7/18~7/23)
06/30
  Held a contract signing ceremony for the FORMOSAT-2 X-band antenna system.
03/16
  Dr Wong Hung-Chih took on the Director General position of the National Space Program Office.
03/12
  Started posting IPEI data for fast browsing on web sites
02/13
  The Ocean Color Imager of FORMOSAT-1 took its first ocean color image.
01/27
  FORMOSAT-1 was being launched into the orbit and started executing its scientific missions.
01/18
  the Athena-1launch vehicle for FORMOSAT-1 was delivered to Cape Canaveral launch site LC-46 launch complex.
1998
12/09
  "FORMOSAT-1" was delivered by air cargo to Cape Canaveral in the US state of Florida and started the pre-launch tests.
10/07
  The completion of FORMOSAT-1 satellite system integration and tests.
06/21
  National Science Council announced the result for the "Naming and Drawing Competitions", and finalized that the satellite will be named "FORMOSAT-1" .
1997
10/31
  Completed a Comprehensive Performance Test (CPT) involving the Satellite Bus and the three payloads of "FORMOSAT-1" .
10/14
  The Ocean Color Imager ( OCI ) of "FORMOSAT-1" was delivered to National Space Program Office from Japan.
07/11
  The Vice President Lien officiated the opening ceremony of the Satellite Integration & Test Building.
07/10
  The Experimental Communication Payload (ECP) for "FORMOSAT-1" was delivered to National Space Program Office.
05/20
  The Ionospheric Plasma and Electrodynamics Instrument (IPEI) for "FORMOSAT-1" was delivered to National Space Program Office.
05/16
  The Spacecraft Bus was delivered to the Satellite Integration & Test Building of National Space Program Office from Los Angelus, USA
04/25
  Held a FORMOSAT-1 antenna installment ceremony at Tainan National Cheng Kung University.
1996
06/30
  The completion of the five domestic component engineering model development; start the manufacture of flight unit.
05
  Signed a "FORMOSAT-1 operation, maintenance and technical service contract". (2002/5~2002/8)
04/30
  The completion of the satellite Integration Procedure Review (IPR)
1995
08/31
  Signed a contract with Japan NEC for the Ocean Color Imager (OCI)
06/30
  Signed a launch vehicle service contract with the US Lockheed Martin Astronantics(LMA)
05/02
  Held a ceremony for the signing of contracts with the five domestic components for "FORMOSAT-1"
02/10
  Signed a contract with Microelectronics Technology Inc. for the space segment of the Experimental Communications Payload (ECP)
1994
12/12
  Signed a ground system contract with the US company Allied Signal Technical Service Corponation (ATSC)
12/01
  Signed a collaboration R&D contract for the development of Ionospheric Plasma and Electrodynamics Instrument (IPEI) with University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), USA
11/01
  Signed a frequency coordination contract with an US company Telecom Strategies
09/09
  Held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Satellite Integration & Test Building
04/18
  Signed a contract with an US company TRW for the development of FORMOSAT-1 spacecraft bus.
1993
01/15
  Requested for proposals for domestic satellite component projects.
1992
04/15
  Announced the request for "FORMOSAT-1" payload projects
1991
10/03
  The Executive Yuen approved the "Space Technology Long Term (15 years) Developmental Program"; established National Space Program Office.

 
 
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