Welcome to PDS' New Archive Standards

Getting Started with PDS4

Information for Data Providers Provides links and resources for preparing data for submission
to the PDS

Version 1.3

Version 1.3 of the PDS4 Data Standards has 14 Change Control Board (CCB) approved change requests and about 16 bug fixes. The change with the most significant impact is the partial redesign of Product_Document to make it more self-explanatory. The complete set of changes can be found in the release notes.

Version 1.2

Version 1.2 of PDS4 is the latest release. Along with the inclusion of the new Product_Native class, this release includes a number of modifications to standard value lists and rules to validate those lists. A detailed list of changes can be found in the release notes for this release.

Version 1.1

Version 1.1 of PDS4 represents the first release of the redesigned planetary archive standards for target missions and consists of the first set of capabilities to begin the upgrade process. Functionality includes services relevant to products directly related to the development of the LADEE and MAVEN missions and migration of similar products from PDS3 to PDS4. Future incremental builds will continue to add migrated data as well as extended functionality and services as the system matures.