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

Atlas Missile 4C

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-1790

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   4C

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   4C

Missile Acceptance Date:   11/1/1958

Missile Delivery Date:   11/1/1958

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development - Mod II

Missile Launch Date:   1/27/1959

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 12

Missile Launch Outcome:   Partial Failure

Notes:   Guidance system failure at T+80 seconds, however the flight control system kept the missile on course. Re-entry vehicle was not recovered.



Atlas 4C Photo 1