Project Title

XML Telemetric and Command Exchange (XTCE) Core


Document Number



2.04 Spacecraft Monitoring and Control Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

This Magenta Book is a recommended practice report, which defines the recommended use of XTCE in support of any type of mission.

Applicable Patents

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

Patent Comments

Survey of Similar Standards
Documents or Projects
Undertaken in Other Bodies
and elsewhere in CCSDS


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

Prototype 1

Prototype 1 Resources

Prototype 2

Prototype 2 Resources

Prototype 3

Prototype 3 Resources


Monitor Only

Resource Comments


Legend for Schedule Milestones
Orange Bullet = Required for Orange Books
Green Bullet = Required for Green Books
Magenta Bullet = Required for Magenta Books
Blue Bullet = Required for Blue Books
Note - Red Books are Draft Blue/Magenta Books

Schedule Milestones
Orange BookGreen BookMagenta BookBlue Book
Original Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Estimated Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Actual Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/1/20081/1/20081/1/2008
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/10/200811/10/200811/10/2008
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/1/200812/1/200812/1/2008
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/5/20091/5/200912/15/2008
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/26/200912/31/201012/31/2010
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/9/20096/30/2011
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/16/20094/15/20124/15/2012
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/10/2009
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/23/2009
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet7/30/2009
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/29/2009
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/11/2009
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/23/20096/30/20126/30/2012
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 59.0
Created at 11/23/2008 9:58 AM by Merri Mario
Last modified at 4/8/2013 11:18 PM by CCSDS Tech Support