Project Title

Asynchronous Message Service



Document Number


6.05 Asynchronous Message Service Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

Specification for the AMS protocols.

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 Bullet7/22/20057/22/20057/22/2005
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/22/20057/22/20057/22/2005
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/12/200512/12/200512/12/2005
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/1/20064/1/20064/1/4006
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/1/20066/1/20066/1/2006
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/1/20067/1/20067/1/2006
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/26/20067/26/20067/26/2006
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/1/20072/1/20072/1/2007
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/1/20076/1/20076/1/2007
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/19/200712/19/200712/19/2007
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet5/1/20095/1/20097/24/2009
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/1/20098/1/20099/25/2009Total of 34 RIDs (2 received late but accepted)
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/1/200910/27/200910/27/2009Proposed resolutions published 10/12/2009
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet9/16/20059/16/20059/16/2005NASA/JPL
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/3/20086/3/20086/3/2008ESA (Stuart Fowell)
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/28/20095/1/20119/30/2011Pending add'l interop testing, Blue Book revisions
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 1052.0
Created at 6/11/2008 1:40 PM by Burleigh Scott
Last modified at 4/6/2014 8:20 PM by CCSDS Tech Support