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 satellite consists of a standardized bus provided by Blue Canyon Technologies 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 2 will be launched in early 2020 on an Indian PSLV rocket. It will host five payloads:
Beginning with 2021, quarterly missions are planned.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Contractors:||Loft Orbital (payload hub); Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) (bus)|
|Power:||Deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|
|Mass:||~80 kg ?|
|YAM 2||-||2021||Sr||PSLV||with ?|