ISO 18202:2013 defines the Mission Operations (MO) Message Abstraction Layer (MAL) in conformance with the service framework specified in CCSDS 520.0-G-3, Mission Operations Services Concept.

The MO MAL is a framework that provides generic service patterns to the Mission Operation services defined in CCSDS 520.0-G-3. These Mission Operations services are defined in terms of the MAL.

ISO 18202:2013 defines, in an abstract manner, the MAL in terms of:

  • the concepts that it builds upon;
  • the basic types it provides;
  • the message headers required by the layer;
  • the relationship between, and the valid sequence of, the messages and resulting behaviours.

It does not specify:

  • individual implementations or products;
  • the implementation of entities or interfaces within real systems;
  • the methods or technologies required for communications.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2013-06
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 193
  • :
    ISO/TC 20/SC 13
    Space data and information transfer systems
  • 49.140
    Space systems and operations

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