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

Atlas Missile 29D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2200

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   29D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   29D

Missile Acceptance Date:   9/30/1959

Missile Delivery Date:   10/12/1959

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Missile Warning Satellite

Missile Launch Date:   2/26/1960

Missile Launch Payload:   MIDAS-1 (MIssile Defense Alarm System)

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 14

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:    First launch of an Atlas-Agena A configuration. The Agena section RSO charges accidentally fired at staging, leading to vehicle breakup.

Atlas 29D Photo 1