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

Atlas Missile 48D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2219

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   48D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   48D

Missile Acceptance Date:   2/17/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   2/18/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range - Stand 11

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   4/7/1960

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Test

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 11

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Combustion instability in B-2 engine. Missile exploded on the pad before lift off.



Atlas 48D Photo 1