Project Title

Cross Support Transfer Services: Forward Frame CSTS



Document Number



3.06 Cross Support Transfer Services Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

The Forward Frame CSTS will provide a forward frame service for [AOS], [TC] and [USLP] implementing frame multiplexing, frame fill and coding in the provider, and implementing the full stack down to the physical layer.

Applicable Patents

Patent Comments

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

No similar nor overlapping documents exist ( also per IOAG analysis).


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

The book editor is already identified, and is from NASA/JPL

Prototype 1


Prototype 1 Resources

NASA/JPL will develop the Provider side.

Prototype 2


Prototype 2 Resources

NASA/GSFC will develop the User side.

Prototype 3

Not Required

Prototype 3 Resources



Monitor Only


Resource Comments

Although the whole Working Group will provide support to the creation of that service, it is only NASA who requested it. Therefore it seems reasonable that all resources for prototyping are provided by NASA.


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.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/23/2015
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/23/2015
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/15/2018
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/9/2018
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/1/2018
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/15/2018
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/2018
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/28/2019
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/15/2019
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/21/2019
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet12/2/2019
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/15/2019
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/21/2019
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet7/15/2019
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet7/15/2019
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/7/2020
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 657.0
Created at 9/23/2015 4:15 AM by Di.Giulio Margherita
Last modified at 12/9/2021 9:04 AM by Brian Oliver