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

Atlas Missile 24E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7140

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   24E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   140

Missile Acceptance Date:   1/31/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   5/25/1961

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:   Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational Training - DASO

Missile Launch Date:   7/26/1963

Missile Launch Payload:   Silver Doll

Missile Launch Location:   OSTF-1

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Electrical short in Range Safety system results in spurious cutoff signal being issued to sustainer engine at T+143 seconds.



Atlas 24E Photo 1