Welcome to the Payload Data Library!



This information is to be controlled, stored, handled, transmitted, distributed, and disposed of in accordance with NASA Interim Directive (NID) 2810.135, and shall not be distributed beyond the original addresses without prior authorization of the originator.
Users are responsible for adding the appropriate CUI markings to printed materials.

30.0 Release: The PDL 30.0 version has been released on 9/28/2023. Version 30.0 includes updates to C&DH CDEF, Subset Format (and Report), and the Drawings dataset.

If you need user support, please contact the PDL Helpdesk via email at GRPISSPDLHelpdesk@boeing.com

Please checkout the "Hints and Tips" on this page before getting started! It has important information on how to configure Firefox (our recommended browser) for PIV smartcard access and many more tips on how to get started. Other helpful resources are the Users Guide and Training Videos for Command and Data Handling located under the applications "Help" menu item.

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New Users

Request a Payload Developer or an ISS Integrator Account. The Helpdesk processes the account request, gets approval and assigns a PDL account. In order to access the account request form you must already be registered in NAMS and possess a valid NASA PIV or token. Please contact the PDL Helpdesk if you have further questions.

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User Support

Helpdesk Phone: 256-961-1265
Helpdesk E-Mail: GRPISSPDLHelpdesk@boeing.com
Helpdesk Hours: 9am - 3pm Monday - Friday
Voice mail and email left before 9am will be handled the same business day. Voice mail and email left after hours will be handled the next business day.

Hints and Tips

Learn about supported browser configurations and tips on how to set-up the browser for best user experience.

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Security Warning!

By accessing and using this information system, you acknowledge and consent to the following: You are accessing a U.S. Government information system, which includes:

(1) this computer; (2) this computer network; (3) all computers connected to this network including end user systems; (4) all devices and storage media attached to this network or to any computer on this network; and (5) cloud and remote information services.

This information system is provided for U.S. Government-authorized use only. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication transmitted through or data stored on this information system. At any time, and for any lawful purpose, the U.S. Government may monitor, intercept, search, and seize any communication or data transiting, stored on, or traveling to or from this information system. You are NOT authorized to process classified information on this information system. Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in suspension or loss of access privileges, disciplinary action, and civil and/or criminal penalties.