Atlas Missile 45E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   60-5503

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   45E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   503

Missile Acceptance Date:   4/29/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   5/8/1961

ICBM Squadron Number:   548th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   Unknown

Missile Destination:   Forbes Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   3/24/1995

Missile Launch Payload:   DMSP F-13 (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program) - Military Weather Satellite

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - SLC3W

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   Final flight of the Atlas E series missile and the final flight of an Atlas ICBM missile. This launch marked the closure of the Atlas ICBM missile program dating back to the first launch of Atlas 4A on 6/11/1957.

Atlas 45E Photo 1