Imminent Yahsat HTS’s PDR Completed by Orbital Sciences


Yahsat, the satellite operator, and OSC (Orbital Sciences Corporation) have completed the Al Yah 3 space vehicle and payload PDR (Preliminary Design Review). An evolution of the GEOStar 3 framework operated by Orbital, Al Yah 3 is an HTS (High Throughput Satellite), exclusively Ka-band, produced and tested in Dulles, Va at the satellite manufacturing complex operated by Orbital.

The Preliminary Design Review comprised of a full overview validating the design strategy of Orbital regarding the functional and physical specification of the space vehicle. The review is the first step toward confirming that the satellite will operate effectively on orbit.


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