[Sls-slp] Fwd: Re: Space Packet Protocol Green Book

Gian.Paolo.Calzolari at esa.int Gian.Paolo.Calzolari at esa.int
Mon Nov 3 18:10:37 UTC 2008

        many of the things you say are correct (I say that - I admit - 
without reading carefully the green book after the long reading of your 
note :-).

The fact is that the Source Packet (eventually named Space Packet) was 
invented for Packet Telemetry and later used on  top of AOS frames with 
some limited networking capabilities.

In this respect I think it would be good if the green book, instead of 
trying to find "valid" supporting motivation for the technical aspects of 
SPP, would recover this historical aspects telling the truth to the 
This would be clearly inadequate for a Blue Book but it can be very 
explanatory for a Green Book since - I agree with you - trying to define 
today standard thorough routing mechanisms for the Space Packet would be 

It really looks as the green books deserves more discussion.


Gian Paolo
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