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

Atlas Missile 26D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2197

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   26D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   26D

Missile Acceptance Date:   7/30/1959

Missile Delivery Date:   9/10/1959

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   10/29/1959

Missile Launch Payload:   Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 11

Missile Launch Outcome:   Partial Failure

Notes:   One vernier engine shut down at staging due to a ruptured LOX duct. Roll control was lost and missile impacted short of its intended range.



Atlas 26D Photo 1