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Atlas-Able – Convair

Atlas-Able – Convair

  • Family: Atlas
  • Length: 35 m
  • Diameter: 3.05 m
  • Launch Mass: 120 T

The Atlas-Able, manufactured by Convair established in 1943, undertook its inaugural launch on 11/26/1959. Notably, Atlas-Able has 0 successful launches and 3 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 3 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Atlas-Able was an American expendable launch system derived from the SM-65 Atlas missile. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets, and was used to launch several Pioneer spacecraft towards the Moon. Of the five Atlas-Able rockets built, two failed during static firings, and the other three failed to reach orbit.

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