SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1956-1965

Site 1

Roswell, New Mexico  (Highway 70 North)

Construction Site Number:   1

Air Force Operational Site Number:   1

Construction Started:   ?/?/1960

Turned Over to Air Force:   ?/?/1962

Site Destroyed in Accident:   6/1/1963



General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   61-2563

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   77F

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   563

Missile Acceptance Date:   5/1/1962

Missile Delivery Date:   5/27/1962

Missile Launch Date:   N/A - Destroyed in Site Accident



Site 1 Accident - June 1st, 1963


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