Atlas E MSD – Convair Family: Atlas meters Length: meters Diameter: meters Launch Mass: Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 800 The Atlas E MSD was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1980-12-09. Atlas E MSD has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. The Atlas E/F (or SB-1A) was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket built using parts of decommissioned SM-65 Atlas missiles. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets. 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.