Satellite shall possess high reliability to ensure that the bus and its components can tolerate special environments during the launch and orbiting phase, and to maintain a long-term normal operation in the Space environments.
Satellite integration and testing program consists assembly of satellite bus with payloads and various function and space environment "simulation tests" in order, to make certain that the satellite perform its functions in accordance with the specifications.
The Satellite Integration & Testing Building is located adjacent to the office of National Space Organization ( NSPO ) in Hsinchu Science-based Park. The construction of the Satellite Integration & Test Building was commenced in September 1994, and in July 1997 the Vice President Lien officiated its opening ceremony. The Satellite Integration & Test Building has so far completed satellite tests for FORMOSAT-1, FORMOSAT-2 and FORMOSAT-3.