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HALCAHighly Advanced Laboratory for Communications and Astronomy
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HALCA (formerly Muses B), a Japanese radio-astronomy satellite, endured multiple problems in late 1999.
A first glimpse came in 1997 when Japan's Institute of Space and Astronautical Science launched the HALCA (High Altitude Laboratory for Communications and Astronomy) satellite (S&T: September 1997, page 16).
A successor to HALCA, the Advanced Radio Interferometry between Space and Earth (ARISE) mission, is currently on NASA's long-term road map.