Project Title

SOIS-WIR Low data-rate wireless communications for spacecraft monitoring and control


Document Number



4.03 Onboard Wireless Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

<div>Spacecraft wireless technologies.&nbsp; Composition of a Magenta Book detailing communication scenarios, requirements, and suggested wireless protocols for wireless network communications with emphasis for the intra-vehicular functional areas of spacecraft and planetary habitats.</div>

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

ESA: 0.05my NASA: 0.1my CSA: 0.05my

Prototype 1

Prototype 1 Resources

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Prototype 2

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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 Bullet10/15/20096/1/20106/1/2010Ensure consensus project approval by participating agency members
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/15/20096/1/20106/1/2010Publish initial version following Spring 2010 meetings
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/15/20099/1/20109/1/2010
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/15/20093/1/201110/27/2010Publish 2nd draft one month prior to Spring 2010 meetings
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/15/20094/15/201111/3/2011
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/15/20104/27/20125/16/2012Submit to SOIS AD for review and approval
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/10/20105/11/20128/7/2012Poll approved with conditions;condition answers transmitted on August 8, 2012
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/31/20128/8/2012
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/29/201211/20/2012
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/20121/23/2013
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/20122/27/2013
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/20124/17/2013Last set of RIDs answered, doc sent to Tom
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet5/29/2013
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/26/2013
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/1/20109/30/20135/31/2013Approved by CMC Poll
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 100.0
Created at 10/8/2008 1:43 PM by Gifford Kevin
Last modified at 12/2/2013 5:04 PM by CCSDS Tech Support