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May 15th, 2014
Scientists Celebrate 10 Years of Images from FORMOSAT-2

Celebrating 10 years since FORMOSAT-2 — the first Earth observation satellite developed in Taiwan — was launched, the National Applied Research Laboratories’ National Space Organization (NSPO) said yesterday that a series of conferences and exhibitions are to be held to let the public know more about its contribution to the nation. NSPO Director Chang Guey-shin (張桂祥) said since FORMOSAT-2 was launched in California on May 21, 2004, it has orbited the Earth 50,435 times and taken pictures of 112,652km2 of the planet’s surface. Read More