Atlas-Able – Convair Family: Atlas Length: 35 meters Diameter: 3.05 meters Launch Mass: 120 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: The Atlas-Able was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1959-11-26. Atlas-Able has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. 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. Manufacturer Convair, previously Consolidated Vultee, was an American aircraft manufacturing company that later expanded into rockets and spacecraft. The company was formed in 1943 by the merger of Consolidated Aircraft and Vultee Aircraft. In 1953 it was purchased by General Dynamics, and operated as their Convair Division for most of its corporate history. Convair is a Commercial USA entity that was founded in 1943 and is administered by . Convair has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches.