Resolution No.4 (1981): Continuous operation of HELIOS-1 mission

IAGA, noting that the new and unexpected results from the HELIOS-[1] mission as solar activity evolves and noting the excellent technical status of the payload and the spacecraft and recognising the unique capabilities of HELIOS-1 to study the interplanetary medium between 0.3AU and 1.0AU during the declining phase of the solar cycle urges the appropriate agencies in the FRG [Federal Republic of Germany, former West Germany] to ensure the continued support of mission operations and data analysis.