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HALCA

(hal -kă) See VSOP.
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In X-ray astronomy, ISAS flew the Hinotori, Tenma, Ginga, and ASCA satellites; important infrared experiments flew on Kappa sounding rockets, and HALCA became the first true space-based very long baseline radio interferometer.
The observations were made by the institute's orbiting telescope HALCA and the VSOP satellite, which links ground-based radio telescopes in 11 locations in Japan, North America, Australia and Europe.
In radio astronomy, Japan's Highly Advanced Laboratory for Communications and Astronomy (HALCA) should begin its second year of operations.