The mission is expected to find exoplanets that periodically block part of the light from their host stars, events called transits.
"The Taiwan question concerns China's sovereignty, territorial integrity and the national feelings of the Chinese people," Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said at a news conference.
It will also amplify work-relief programs in extremely impoverished areas and encourage eastern and western regions to deepen their collaboration on poverty reduction.
Of these, approximately 300 are expected to be Earth-sized and super-Earth-sized exoplanets, which are worlds no larger than twice the size of Earth.
"For example, the people are paying more and more attention to intellectual property, so it's a good idea to adjust this department," she said.
Asked about Taiwan's response to Sino-US trade disputes, Ma said a few people in Taiwan wanted to take advantage of the disputes to do things that were "not upright", and have lifted a stone that will "smash their own feet".