Project Title

XML Specification for Electronic Data Sheets (Pink Sheets)



Document Number



4.02 Application Support Services Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

Revision of CCSDS 876.0-B-1 ti include comments from multi-year ESA study and Artemis systems engineering. Updates are relatively minor but keep blue book in line with mission needs.

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

Pink sheets to existing blue book.


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

6 days. Work is already complete and early copies provided Artemis program partners. No new funding required.

Prototype 1


Prototype 1 Resources

10 days. Includes sample data sheets for interoperability testing. Covered under existing FY21 funding.

Prototype 2


Prototype 2 Resources

ESA has alreay created tools for pink sheet updates. The testing effort is minimal and was estimated (3 days) to be achevable within the existing standards budget.

Prototype 3

Not Required

Prototype 3 Resources



Monitor Only

Resource Comments

No addition funding required. Effort is minimal and achevable within existing FY21 and FY22 standards budgets.


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 Bullet7/1/2021Book and XML schema have alreay been updated from mission feedback
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/1/2021
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/5/2021
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/17/2021
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/14/2021
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/31/2021
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/12/2021
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/16/2021
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/2/2021NASA and ESA Artemis program have already reviewed and accepted changes
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/4/2021
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet11/4/2021
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/15/2021
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/22/2021
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet11/22/2021Tools already complete
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet11/22/2021
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/22/2021
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 7.0
Created at 6/14/2021 12:16 PM by Jonathan Wilmot
Last modified at 6/23/2023 12:13 PM by Brian Oliver