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

Atlas Missile 28D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2199

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   28D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   28D

Missile Acceptance Date:   9/4/1959

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:   11/4/1959

Missile Launch Payload:   Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 13

Missile Launch Outcome:   Partial Failure

Notes:   Electrical short in impact predictor system leads to RSO issuing erroneous manual cutoff command at T+274 seconds. Missile impacted short of its intended range.



Atlas 28D Photo 1