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CCSDS data compression recommendations: development and status
Author(s): Pen-Shu Yeh; Gilles A. Moury; Philippe Armbruster
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Paper Abstract

The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) has been engaging in recommending data compression standards for space applications. The first effort focused on a lossless scheme that was adopted in 1997. Since then, space missions benefiting from this recommendation range from deep space probes to near Earth observatories. The cost savings result not only from reduced onboard storage and reduced bandwidth, but also in ground archive of mission data. In many instances, this recommendation also enables more science data to be collected for added scientific value. Since 1998, the compression sub-panel of CCSDS has been investigating lossy image compression schemes and is currently working towards a common solution for a single recommendation. The recommendation will fulfill the requirements for remote sensing conducted on space platforms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4790, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXV, (21 November 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.455372
Show Author Affiliations
Pen-Shu Yeh, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Gilles A. Moury, CNES (France)
Philippe Armbruster, European Space Agency/ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4790:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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