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2001 Mars Odyssey (ODY)  |  Cassini  |  Clementine  |  Galileo  |  Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Magellan |  Mars Exploration Rover (MER) |  Mars Express (MEX)  |  Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Pathfinder (MPF)  |  Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)  |  MESSENGER  |  Phoenix
Viking Lander/Orbiter  |  Voyager (VGR)

2001 Mars Odyssey

Overview of THEMIS Data Products
An overview of the THEMIS archive Virtual Volume and introduction to the data available from the THEMIS instrument.

THEMIS Standard Data Product Archive Volume Software Interface Specification
Describes the format and contents of the PDS Archive Volume. (Version 2.0, January 1, 2006)

Calibration Report for the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) for the 2001 Mars Odyssey Mission
Describes the instrument calibration methods and results applied pre-launch and in-flight. (Rev. 0.98 Sept. 12, 2002)

Archive, Generation, Validation, and Transfer Plan Revision 1
Describes the generation, validation, and release of Odyssey science archives. (Rev. 1, April 16, 2003, 179 KB, PDF)


Cassini

Cassini Project Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) Archive Volume Software Interface Specification
Describes the format and content specifications of the Cassini ISS Archive Volume (JPL D27548 Version 2.0, May 26, 2005)

Cassini Radar Basic Image Data Records Software Interface Specification
Describes how Cassini RADAR Basic Image Data Records (BIDR) were processed, formatted, labeled, and uniquely identified. The document discusses standards used in generating the product and software that may be used to access the product. The data product structure and organization is described in sufficient detail to enable a user to read the product. (Version 1.3, June 27, 2005)

Cassini Radar Burst Ordered Data Products Software Interface Specification
Provide users of the Cassini Burst Ordered Data Products (BODP) with a detailed description of the products and a description of how they were generated. (Version 1.4.1, June 27, 2005)

Cassini VIMS Archive Volume and Detached (PDS) Label Software Interface Specification
Consists of one or more data sets along with all the documentation and ancillary information needed to understand and use the data. (Version 1.1, April 1, 2005)

Volume Software Interface Specification for Cassini Radar Instrument Team Data Products
Describes the formats, contents, and generation of the archive volumes for data produced by the Cassini Radar Instrument Team including the BODPs and BIDRs for the the Saturn system. Observations of targets outside the Saturn system are also included in the data volume. (Version 1.4, June 27, 2005)

Mosaicked Image Data Record (MIDR) Archive Volumes Software Interface Specification
Describes the format, content and generation details of the cartographic map products. This SIS complements the EDR and Archive Volume SIS. (Version 1.0, July 1, 2006)

Cassini/Huygens Program Archive Plan for Science Data
Describes the Cassini / Huygens science data archive system which includes policy, roles and responsibilities,a description of science and supplementary data products or datasets, metadata, documentation, software, archive schedule, and methods for archive transfer to the NASA Planetary Data System (PDS). (Version 1, August 3, 2000 Initial Release)

Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) Tour VICAR Image Data File and Detached Planetary Data System (PDS) Label Software Interface Specification
Describes the content and format of the ISS image data files and detached PDS labels generated by the Instrument Operations (IO) ISS operations software. (Tour Version 1.1, December 1, 2004)

Cassini ISS Calibration Report
This web page reflects the current status of the calibration report with the added capabilities of downloading data and linking to other relevant web sites and documents. It should be noted that at the time of publication, the calibration report has not been officially released. (January 27, 2006)


Clementine

Clementine EDR Archive Software Interface Specification
Describes the organization and contents of the Clementine Archive Collection of Raw Imaging Data. (Published October 1, 1994)

Clementine EDR Image Software Interface Specification
Describes the organization and contents of the Clementine Experimental Data Record (EDR). (Published October 1, 1994)


Galileo

Galileo Software Interface Specification
Describes the form and syntax of each S/C Event File (SEF) which is a product of the Mission Sequence System (MSS). Phase 2 (Published June 7,1994)


Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)

LROC EDR/CDR/RDR Archive Volume Software Interface Specification
Describes the format and content of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) EDR/CDR/RDR Archive (Version 1.8, November 11, 2009)

LROC EDR/CDR Data Product Software Interface Specification
Outlines the generation of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) NAC and WAC EDR (CODMAC Level 2) and CDR (CODMAC Level 3) data products with a detailed description of the products and a description of how the products are generated, including data sources and destinations. (Version 1.14, November 11, 2009)

LROC RDR Data Products Software Interface Specification
This SIS, written for software developers, engineers, and scientists, provides a description of the derived products provided by the LROC Science Team. It is intended to offer enough information to enable users to read and understand the products.


Magellan

Magellan MIDR CD-ROM
Provides a detailed description of the Magellan image products and the archive volumes containing them. (Published January 30, 1991)


Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Software Interface Specification
Camera Experiment Data Record (EDR) and Reduced Data Record (RDR) Operations and Science Data Products (Version 4.0, September 25, 2007)

Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Archive Generation, Validation and Transfer Plan
Provides a plan for generation, validation, and transfer to the PDS of archives from the MER Mission. The archives contain raw and reduced data, documentation, and algorithms or software. (Revision C, July 22, 2006)

MER Analyst's Notebook User's Guide
Provides access to the MER Mission data archives by integrating sequence information, engineering and science data, and documentation into standard web-accessible pages to facilitate mission "replay."


Mars Express (MEX)

MEX-HRSC To Planetary Science Archive Interface Control Document (EAICD)
Provides users of the HRSC instrument with detailed description of the product and a description of how it was generated, including data sources and destinations. (Issue #004, February 14, 2005)


Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)

Mars Global Surveyor Project Archive Generation, Validation, and Transfer Plan
Provides a plan for generation, validation, and transfer to the PDS of MGS archives containing raw and reduced data, documentation, and algorithms/software. (Published February 11, 1999)

Mars Global Surveyor Project Archive Generation, Validation, and Transfer Plan (Addendum)
Updated Plan for Release of Mapping Phase Data (September 30, 1999)


Mars Pathfinder (MPF)

Users Guide: The Imager for Mars Pathfinder
Provides a detailed description of the Mars Pathfinder IMP imaging system, including the physical properties of the camera, the camera parameters, and the commands used to control the camera. (Version 1.3 February 3, 1997)

Imager for Mars Pathfinder EDR Specification
Describes the image data products to be delivered to the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) Team of the Mars Pathfinder Project (MPF) by the Multimission Image Processing Laboratory (MIPL). The specifications of the software that produce the products described herein are beyond the scope of this document. (Version 1.5, June 1998)

Mars Pathfinder Imager for Mars Pathfinder Experiment Data Record Compact Disc - Read Only Memory Software Interface Specification
Provides a description of the Mars Pathfinder IMP EDR volumes, including the data product keywords, gazetteer info, tables, and browse products available on the volumes. (Version 1.8, July 1998)


Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

Software Interface Specification for HiRISE Experimental Data Record Products
Provides a description of the EDR products provided by the HiRISE Science team. The SIS is intended to provide enough information to enable users to read and understand the EDR products. (Version 1.1.2, March 15, 2007)

HiRISE EDR & RDR Archive Volumes Software Interface Specification
This document acts as a companion to the HiRISE EDR Data Product SIS and the HiRISE RDR Data Product SIS documents. Those documents provide a technical description of the products while this Volume SIS describes the ancillary data that accompany the HiRISE imaging products as well as the contents and organization of the data volumes. (Version 1.3, May 22, 2007)

Software Interface Specification Context Camera (CTX) Standard Data Product
Describes the format of the MRO Context Camera (CTX) Standard Data Product. (Formatted April 13, 2007)

CTX and MARCI EDR Archive Volume Software Interface Specification
Describes the format, content, and generation of the MRO CTX and MARCI Data Archives. (Version 1.0, May 16, 2007)

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) Project Data Archive Generation, Validation, and Transfer Plan
Provides a plan for generation, validation, and transfer to the PDS of archives from the MRO Mission. The archives will contain raw and reduced data compliant with PDS standards, documentation, and algorithms or software to process the data to higher-level reduced data products. (Version 1.1, 26 January 2006)


MESSENGER

Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) EDR Software Interface Specification
Describes the organization and contents of the MESSENGER MDIS Experimental Data Record (EDR) archive including image data from the Wide Angle Camera (WAC) and Narrow Angle Camera (NAC). (V2H)

Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) CDR/RDR Software Interface Specification
Describes the organization and contents of the MESSENGER Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) Calibrated Data Record (CDR) and Reduced Data Record (RDR) archive including image data from the Wide Angle Camera (WAC) and Narrow Angle Camera (NAC). (Version 1.2)


Phoenix

Phoenix Project Archive Generation, Validation and Transfer Plan
Provides a plan for generation, validation, and transfer to the PDS of archives from the 2007 Phoenix Mission. The archives will contain raw and reduced data, documentation, and algorithms or software.

Phoenix Camera Experiment Data Record (EDR) and Reduced Data Record (RDR)
Describes the format, content, and generation of the Phoenix Camera Archives. (V 1.1, December 10, 2008)

Phoenix Camera Experiment Data Record (EDR) and Reduced Data Record (RDR)
Provides consumers of PHX Camera Payload Experiment Data Record (EDR) and Reduced Data Record (RDR) operations data products with a detailed description of the products and how they are generated, including data sources and destinations. (V 1.1.1, December 2, 2008)

Phoenix MECA Microscopy Calibration Report
This document will be a reference for the MECA team and the Phoenix Science team during and after the operations. (V 6.0, March 27, 2009)

Phoenix Analyst's Notebook
The Phoenix Analyst's Notebook provides access to the Phoenix Mission data archives by integrating sequence information, science data, and documentation into standard web-accessible pages to facilitate mission "replay."


Viking Lander/Orbiter

Viking Lander EDR Image Archive CD-ROM
Provides a detailed description of the Viking Lander EDR image products and the archive volumes containing them.

Archive of Viking Lander 1 and 2 EDR Images
Provides a detailed description of the Viking Lander EDR image products and the archive volumes containing them.

Archive of Digital Images from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1 and 2 Missions
Provides a detailed description of the Viking Orbiter EDR image products and the archive volumes containing them.


Voyager

Archive of Digital Images from NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 Missions
Provides a detailed description of the Voyager 1 and 2 EDR image products and the archive volumes containing them. This document describes the organization of the archive. It provides information on how to access files stored on a CD-ROM, and gives details on the format and contents of the image files and their supporting supplemental files. (January 7, 1991)

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