Project Title

Navigation Data Messages / XML Specification


Document Number



2.02 Navigation Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

<div>This document specifies a standard for use in exchanging spacecraft navigation data between space agencies using XML representations of the Attitude Data Messages (ADM CCSDS 504.0-B-1), Orbit Data Messages (ODM CCSDS 502.0-B-1), and Tracking Data Message (TDM CCSDS 503.0-B-1).</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

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Prototype 1

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Prototype 2

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Prototype 3

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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 Bullet5/10/2004Date of first meetings where plan established. XML representations mandated by CMC somewhat earlier.
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/30/2004
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/15/2004
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/2/2005Actually seventh draft, just prior to first Red Book
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/12/2005Date of Fall Meetings 2005
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/17/2005White book 8th draft submitted to Secretariat
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/13/2006Date of announcement of first Agency Review opportunity
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/30/2006End date of first Agency Review
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/30/2007Draft R1.2 resolved all RIDs from first Agency Review
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet4/30/2009Planned after Spring 2009 Meetings
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/30/2009Assumes 2 month Secretariat processing, 3 month review
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/2009RID updated doc sent to Secretariat 11/22/2009
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet11/30/2009
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet11/30/2009
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/31/2009 Results of CMC poll CMC-P-2010-11-005 beginning 24 November 2010 and ending 15 December 2010
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 57.0
Created at 9/12/2008 1:10 PM by Berry David
Last modified at 4/18/2013 2:44 AM by Peccia Nestor