The Starlink Project was a long running UK Project supporting
astronomical data processing. It was shut down in 2005 but the
software continued to be developed at the Joint Astronomy Centre until
March 2015, and is now maintained by the East Asian Observatory. The
code is open source.
The original Starlink web site has been mothballed but additional support can be found:
The current version of Starlink is 2015B Installed Tue Jan 5 16:30:15 GMT 2016
After the initialisation commands above, if you get the gaia image
viewer starting, then it looks like Starlink software is working.
Last modified: Tue Jan 5 16:30:15 GMT 2016