Project Title

Navigation Data Messages Overview



Document Number



2.02 Navigation Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

This document provides a brief overview of spacecraft navigation and flight dynamics processes, as well as the definition of terms, definitions, and paradigms applicable to message exchange. The primary updates will be in the section of the document that describes the set of CCSDS Navigation Data Messages (move the PRM from In-progress=>Published; add: Re-Entry Data Message, Navigation Events Message; subtract Navigation Hardware Message, Spacecraft Maneuver Message).

Applicable Patents

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

Patent Comments

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable, given that this is an "Informational Report", not a standard.


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

This update of an existing Green Book should require less than one work month in total. James Afarin has informally approved the allocation of resources.

Prototype 1

Not Required

Prototype 1 Resources

Prototype 2

Not Required

Prototype 2 Resources

Prototype 3

Not Required

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.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/25/2018CMC-P-2018-03-001
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/25/2018
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/16/2018
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/20/2018
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/30/2018Version G1.0.4
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/25/2018
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/1/2018
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/30/2018
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/2018
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 199.0
Created at 3/6/2018 5:49 PM by David Berry
Last modified at 5/12/2020 11:53 AM by Laura Stafford