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

Atlas Missile 17E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7133

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   17E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   133

Missile Acceptance Date:   1/30/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   3/20/1961

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   6/22/1961

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 11

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Gyro spin motor set to incorrect speed, causing excessive pitch rate and missile self-desctruction at T+101 seconds



Atlas 17E Photo 1