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||-||2021||CC||Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5)||with ?|
|YAM 5||-||202x||with ?|