YAM 3 [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 LeoStella 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 3 will be launched in 2020. Following payloads are known so far:
Beginning with 2021, quarterly missions are planned.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Contractors:||Loft Orbital (payload hub); LeoStella (bus)|
|Power:||Deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|
|Mass:||~80 kg ?|
|YAM 3||-||2020||CC||Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5)||with QPS-SAR 2, Umbra-SAR 2001, GNOMES 2, XR 1, Vigoride x, PlasmaBrake, RadCube, VZLUsat 2, SpaceBEE x1, ..., x12, Delfi-PQ 1, Sattla, EASAT, HADES, Grizu-263a, LibertyQube 1, Pycubed, TRSI 2, Tartan Artibeus, PTD 1, Lemur-2 x1, ..., x8, SW1FT, Outpost Demonstration 1, (multiple satellelites)|