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Project Title

Lossless Multispectral & Hyperspectral Image Compression


Project Status

All Tasks Completed

Project Phase

Project Completed

Document Number



5.03 Multispectral and Hyperspectral Data Compression Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

Recommendation for lossless compression of hyperspectral imagery, suitable for onboard hardware implementation.

Applicable Patents

There are no patent issues for this technology that are known by the CCSDS community

Patent Comments

There are no known patents.

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Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/17/20094/17/20094/17/2009
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/17/20093/19/20103/19/2010
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/17/20095/3/20105/3/2010
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/17/20097/4/20101/28/2011
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/17/20102/11/20112/11/2011
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/17/20102/18/20112/14/2011
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/17/20106/15/20115/24/2011CCSDS 123.0-R-1 on line for CCSDS Agency review
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/17/20108/1/20118/1/2011Agency Review concluded August 1, 2011
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/17/201011/18/201111/9/2011RID resolutions delivered to editor and area director
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet12/17/201012/18/201112/18/2011
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/17/20113/18/20123/18/2012
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/17/20116/18/20125/18/2012
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/17/201112/1/201111/11/2011NASA/JPL prototype
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet7/17/20117/13/201112/13/2011NASA/GSFC prototype (another prototype at U.A.Barcelona)
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/17/20117/18/20125/16/2012Posted to the CCSDS Publication Area
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Version: 87.0
Created at 11/20/2008 3:33 PM by Kiely Aaron
Last modified at 12/2/2013 5:05 PM by CCSDS Tech Support