The CCSDS packet format consists of a packet primary header and packet data field. The header provides routing information for the packet and metadata that describes the packet. The data field is intended to be a user-defined field that can be customized for applications. Details of how JAS uses the CCSDS space packet are described in the following sections.
"Space Packet Protocol, Recommendation for Space Data System Standards (Blue Book)". CCSDS 133.0-B-1, Blue Book, Issue 1, updated through September 2012, The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS), Washington D.C., 2012, Space Packet Protocol, Recommendation for Space Data System Standards (Blue Book).