Ovzon 3 [SSL]
Ovzon 3 is a planned small communications satellite of the Swedish / US Ovzon company.
The satellite was ordered in December 2018 from SSL, dedicated to meeting the demand for increased mobile broadband connectivity in underserved regions. Ovzon selected the new mid-size SSL-500 (Legion class) platform for its first satellite. The satellite will be equipped with a third party built central on-board processor (OBP) attached to high-performance steerable beams.
Ovzon 3 will be launched directly to geostationary orbit by a Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) in 2021. Likely the launch will be shared with one or more satellites.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Contractors:||Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)|
|Configuration:||SSL-500 (Legion class)|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Ovzon 3||-||2021||CCK LC-39A||Falcon-Heavy (Block 5)||with ?|