Project Title

Tracking Data Message (TDM) 5 Year Review Revision



Document Number



2.02 Navigation Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

5 Year Review of the Tracking Data Message. Based on discussions to date, the TDM will not be retired or reconfirmed, rather, it will be revised.

Applicable Patents

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

Patent Comments

None/Not Applicable

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


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

.15 FTE

Prototype 1


Prototype 1 Resources

Prototype work by ESA/ESAC to be confirmed based on changes that are actually approved. Probability of this very high given that prototyping work has already commenced by ESA/ESAC. Other changes may be forthcoming that have been proposed by ESA/ESOC.

Prototype 2


Prototype 2 Resources

Prototype work by NASA to be confirmed based on changes that are actually approved. Probability of this is medium given that there is currently not full agreement as to the acceptability of the proposed changes.

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 Bullet10/9/201310/9/201310/9/2013
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/9/201310/9/201310/9/2013
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/8/201311/8/20131/8/2014
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/22/20133/15/20143/19/2014
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/29/201312/1/201710/29/2017
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/4/201312/20/201711/24/2017
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/6/20131/15/201811/29/2017
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/17/20145/15/20183/29/2018
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/28/20147/15/20187/24/2018
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/1/20149/13/201810/16/2018
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet9/15/20143/31/20204/30/2020
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/15/20187/24/2018
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/31/20204/30/2020
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/24/20141/31/20202/1/2020
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/24/20141/31/20202/11/2020
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/8/20147/1/20206/15/2020
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 605.0
Created at 10/28/2013 11:29 PM by Berry David
Last modified at 7/2/2020 11:31 PM by Brian Oliver