Taiwan to launch more multi-purpose satellites

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has hinted that the island’s new generation of satellites, the Formosat-7 constellation, will bolster national security on the strength of advanced antennae, sensors and cameras that can generate vast amounts of data for weather forecasting as well as reconnaissance. Formosa was the ancient Portuguese name given to Taiwan. The Formosat-7 project is earmarked […]