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Radio Frequency and Modulation Systems--Part 1: Earth Stations and Spacecraft. Blue Book. Issue 27. November 2017.
Numerous concise recommendations appear in the notebook volume bearing the number 401.0-B. Each recommendation is dated, and the most recent revision is shown in the table of contents. These Recommendations are developed for conventional near-Earth and deep-space missions having moderate communications requirements. The current draft updates recommendations 2.4.18 and 2.5.6B.
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Spacecraft Onboard Interface Services--RFID . Blue Book. Issue 1. October 2017.
This Recommended Standard specifies tag-encoding options that augment, yet remain compatible with, a legacy ISS Inventory Management System tag encoding schema established for early flight experiments.
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Mission Operations Monitor & Control Services . Blue Book. Issue 1. October 2017.
This Recommended Standard defines the Mission Operations Monitor and Control services in conformance with the service framework specified in the Mission Operations Services Concept Green Book (CCSDS 520.0-G-3).
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Image Data Compression. Blue Book. Issue 2. September 2017.
This Recommended Standard defines an image-data compression algorithm applicable to digital data from payload instruments and specifies means to control compression rate and how these compressed data shall be inserted into source packets for retrieval and decoding. The current issue adds modifications to support the Recommended Standard for Spectral Pre-Processing Transform for Multispectral and Hyperspectral Image Compression.
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Spectral Preprocessing Transform for Multispectral and Hyperspectral Image Compression. Blue Book. Issue 1. September 2017.
This Recommended Standard is an extension to CCSDS 122.0-B-2, Image Data Compression (Blue Book, Issue 2), defining a data compression algorithm that can be applied to digital three-dimensional image data from payload instruments, such as multispectral and hyperspectral imagers, and specifying the compressed data format.
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TM Synchronization and Channel Coding. Blue Book. Issue 3. September 2017.
The Recommended Standard for TM Synchronization and Channel Coding contains specifications to be used by space missions on synchronous communications links. The current issue adds LCPC coding for a stream of Channel Access Data Units (CADUs).
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TC Synchronization and Channel Coding. Blue Book. Issue 3. September 2017.
The Recommended Standard for TC Synchronization and Channel Coding contains specifications for synchronization and channel coding to be used by space missions on asynchronous communications links. The current issue adds LCPC coding; globally changes 'codeblock' to 'codeword' for consistency with modern usage; deletes obsolete annex detailing changes from documents retired in 2005.
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Real-Time Weather and Atmospheric Characterization Data. Green Book. Issue 1. May 2017.
This Informational Report identifies and describes the atmospheric constituents that are most responsible for transmission losses in optical communications links at wavelengths near 1550 and 1064 nm. Considerations concerning the temporal measurement of the atmospheric parameters are discussed, along with the possible ways the data can be used for long-term ETS characterization and real-time operations, including handover prediction support.
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Simultaneous Transmission of GMSK Telemetry and PN Ranging. Green Book. Issue 1. May 2017.
This Informational Report is an adjunct document to the CCSDS Recommended Standard for Pseudo-Noise (PN) Ranging Systems (CCSDS 414.1-B-1). It provides background information and discussion of technical details related to the PN ranging systems defined by the CCSDS Recommended Standard.
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Wireless Network Communications Overview for Space Mission Operations. Green Book. Issue 3. May 2017.
This Informational Report contains background and explanatory material to support the CCSDS wireless network communications Best Practices for networked wireless communications in support of space missions. It examines the possibilities and advantages of the onboard application of wireless communications technology to space missions, describes a set of driving use cases in the space domain, and evaluates the utilization of existing technologies and related terrestrial commercial standards to meet the resulting space-based use case requirements. Also included is relevant tutorial information intended to assist the reader in understanding basic concepts of wireless transmission and networking along with possible issues related to the deployment of wireless networks.
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Cross Support Transfer Service--Specification Framework. Blue Book. Issue 1. April 2017.
This Recommended Standard defines the various logical components required for specifying Cross Support Transfer Services.
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Cross Support Transfer Services--Monitored Data Service. Blue Book. Issue 1. April 2017.
This Recommended Standard defines the Monitored Data Cross Support Transfer Service (CSTS), which allows a spaceflight mission to receive cyclic reports on, and to query the current values of, the parameters that are pertinent to cross support services being provided by a Cross Support Complex. The Monitored Data service also allows a spaceflight mission to receive notifications of the occurrence of events of interest associated with the services that are being provided by a Cross Support Complex.
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CCSDS Protocols over DVB-S2--Summary of Definition, Implementation, and Performance. Green Book. Issue 1. November 2016.
This document is a CCSDS Informational Report that contains background and explanatory material to support the CCSDS Recommended Standard for CCSDS Space Link Protocols over ETSI DVB-S2 Standard.
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Telerobotic Operations. Green Book. Issue 1. November 2016.
This CCSDS Informational Report contains overview and descriptive material supporting analysis, requirements, descriptions of use, scenarios, etc., pertinent to the development of standards that support the safe, collaborative operation of mixed teams of human and robotic assets in the exploration of space.
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Radio Frequency and Modulation Systems--Part 1: Earth Stations and Spacecraft. Silver Book. Issue 26. October 2016.
Numerous concise recommendations appear in the notebook volume bearing the number 401.0-B. Each recommendation is dated, and the most recent revision is shown in the table of contents. These Recommendations are developed for conventional near-Earth and deep-space missions having moderate communications requirements. The current issue adds new recommendation 2.4.23, Modulation Methods at High Symbol Rate Transmissions, Earth Exploration Satellites (EES) 25.5¬27.0 GHz Band, Space-to-Earth.
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Producer-Archive Interface Specification (PAIS)--A Tutorial. Green Book. Issue 1. September 2016.
This CCSDS Informational Report provides a tutorial for CCSDS 651.1-B-1, Producer-Archive Interface Specification (PAIS) (Blue Book, Issue 1, February 2014).
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Corrigendum 1 to 914.0-M-2, issued September 2015. Magenta Book. Issue 2 Cor. 1. August 2016.
This corrigendum documents changes to CCSDS 914.0-M-2, Space Link Extension—Application Program Interface for Transfer Services—Core Specification (Magenta Book, Issue 2, September 2015).
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Digital Motion Imagery. Blue Book. Issue 2. August 2016.
This Recommended Standard provides a common reference and framework of standards for digital motion imagery and provides recommendations for utilization of international standards for capturing and transferring motion imagery between spacecraft elements and ground systems. The current draft adds support for MPEG4 recording and JPEG2000 transmission.
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Space Link Extension--Return All Frames Service Specification. Blue Book. Issue 4. August 2016.
The Recommended Standards for Space Link Extension (SLE) services specify data services conformant to the transfer services specified in Cross Support Reference Model—Part 1: SLE Services (CCSDS 910.4-B-2). The current updates add clarifications and corrections, add or update production status annexes for consistency across all five SLE service specifications, and update specifications to accommodate recent additions to the CCSDS Recommended Standards for coding and synchronization.
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Space Link Extension--Return Operational Control Fields Service Specification. Blue Book. Issue 3. August 2016.
The Recommended Standards for Space Link Extension (SLE) services specify data services conformant to the transfer services specified in Cross Support Reference Model—Part 1: SLE Services (CCSDS 910.4-B-2). The current drafts add clarifications and corrections, add or update production status annexes for consistency across all five SLE service specifications, and update specifications to accommodate recent additions to the CCSDS Recommended Standards for coding and synchronization.
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Space Link Extension--Return Channel Frames Service Specification. Blue Book. Issue 3. August 2016.
The Recommended Standards for Space Link Extension (SLE) services specify data services conformant to the transfer services specified in Cross Support Reference Model—Part 1: SLE Services (CCSDS 910.4-B-2). The current drafts add clarifications and corrections, add or update production status annexes for consistency across all five SLE service specifications, and update specifications to accommodate recent additions to the CCSDS Recommended Standards for coding and synchronization.
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Space Link Extension--Forward CLTU Service Specification. Blue Book. Issue 4. August 2016.
The Recommended Standards for Space Link Extension (SLE) services specify data services conformant to the transfer services specified in Cross Support Reference Model—Part 1: SLE Services (CCSDS 910.4-B-2). The current drafts add clarifications and corrections, add or update production status annexes for consistency across all five SLE service specifications, and update specifications to accommodate recent additions to the CCSDS Recommended Standards for coding and synchronization.
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Space Link Extension--Forward Space Packet Service Specification. Blue Book. Issue 3. August 2016.
The Recommended Standards for Space Link Extension (SLE) services specify data services conformant to the transfer services specified in Cross Support Reference Model—Part 1: SLE Services (CCSDS 910.4-B-2). The current drafts add clarifications and corrections, add or update production status annexes for consistency across all five SLE service specifications, and update specifications to accommodate recent additions to the CCSDS Recommended Standards for coding and synchronization.
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CCSDS SANA Registry Management Policy. Yellow Book - CCSDS Normative Procedures. Issue 1. June 2016.
This document describes the CCSDS Space Assigned Numbers Authority (SANA) Registry Management Policy and related procedures.
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Procedures for SANA Registry Specification. Yellow Book - CCSDS Normative Procedures. Issue 1. May 2016.
This document defines procedures for CCSDS Working Group (WG) interactions with the CCSDS Space Assigned Numbers Authority (SANA) for the purpose of creating and modifying SANA registries.
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Space Assigned Numbers Authority (SANA)--Role, Responsibilities, Policies, and Procedures. Yellow Book - CCSDS Normative Procedures. Issue 2. May 2016.
This CCSDS Record defines the Space Assigned Numbers Authority (SANA), its role, responsibilities, policies, and procedures within the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS).
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Corrigendum 2 to CCSDS A02.1-Y-4, Issued April 2014. Yellow Book - CCSDS Normative Procedures. Issue 4 Cor. 2. January 2016.
This Corrigendum documents changes to CCSDS A02.1-Y-4, Organization and Processes for the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (Yellow Book, Issue 4, April 2014).
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Lossless Multispectral and Hyperspectral Image Compression. Green Book. Issue 1. December 2015.
This Informational Report presents a summary of the key operational concepts and rationale that underlie the requirements for the CCSDS Recommended Standard for Lossless Multispectral & Hyperspectral Image Compression, CCSDS 123.0-B-1, and provides a broad tutorial overview of algorithm.
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Security Threats against Space Missions. Green Book. Issue 2. December 2015.
This CCSDS Informational Report provides an overview of potential threats against various categories of civilian space missions and provides illustrative security threat data for mission planners.
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Navigation Data Messages Overview. Green Book. Issue 1. December 2015.
This Informational Report contains background and explanatory material to supplement the CCSDS Recommended Standards for spacecraft navigation data.
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