SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1958-1965

Atlas Missile 13B

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-1786

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   13B

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   13B

Missile Acceptance Date:   9/25/1958

Missile Delivery Date:   11/25/1958

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   1/15/1959

Missile Launch Payload:   Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 14

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Unexplained control and propulsion system difficulties starting at T+100 seconds, followed by engine shutdown at T+121 seconds



Atlas 13B Photo 1