Video Update on TraCSS Data Standards and Formats

Video Update on TraCSS Data Standards and Formats

On December 19, the Office of Space Commerce held its third video presentation and listening session, providing updates on progress of the Traffic Coordination System for Space (TraCSS) with a specific focus on space data standards and data formats the system will use and generate. 

Topics covered include:

  • Plans for the provision and format of SSA data from TraCSS;
  • SSA data types that will be provided by TraCSS to other SSA platforms and satellite operators;
  • Published standards recommended to represent and transmit these data types out from TraCSS.

Handouts provided ahead of the listening session:

Webinar attendees were given the opportunity to share their feedback about all topics at the end of the presentation. 

The Office of Space Commerce welcomes further stakeholder input and feedback on this listening session. Please direct comments to by 5:00 pm ET, January 18, 2024.

Speakers included:

  • Christine Joseph, Special Advisor, Office of Space Commerce, NOAA
  • Dr. Dianne Poster, Director’s Office, Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST, and Office of Space Commerce, NOAA

The Office of Space Commerce’s TraCSS listening sessions are public meetings for sharing the most up-to-date information about TraCSS with the civil and commercial space situational awareness (SSA) community and obtaining their feedback. The next listening session has not been scheduled yet, but when it is the date, time and registration information will be shared on this page.