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YAM 1

YAM (with generic payload module) [Loft Orbital]

YAM (Yet Another Mission) is a series of micro satellites owned by Loft Orbital, which host various payloads for different customers.

The satellites consist of a standardized bus and Loft Orbital's payload hub, which houses the customer's payloads and provides power, data, mechanical, and thermal interfaces to the payloads and on-board data processing.

YAM 1 was to be a demonstration mission, which was shelved in order to start flying customer payloads sooner on YAM 2.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Loft Orbital
Contractors: Loft Orbital (payload hub); ? (bus)
Equipment: see above
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: ~80 kg ?
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
YAM 1 - cancelled with ?
Further YAM missions: