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Welcome to DARTS/HALCA

picture of HALCA

About HALCA

HALCA (MUSES-B), the first astronomical satellite dedicated to Very-Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI), was launched on its maiden flight by ISAS's M-V launch vehicle from Kagoshima Space Center on February 12, 1997. HALCA was the main player of the VLBI Space Observation Programme (VSOP).

Last Modified: 02 August 2019