Data Repository Civil and Commercial Space Launch History: ULA Atlas V Last UpdatedMarch 5, 2018 ShareView in the Data Repository The Atlas V launch system is one of the most reliable rockets in the United States. This interactive chart shows the launch history of the Atlas V (including its 400- and 500-series) since its inaugural launch on August 21, 2002. The color of the dot indicates whether the payload was successfully placed into its assigned orbit. We encourage corrections, additions, and suggestions. Please direct all messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. Read "Beyond the RD-180"