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

Atlas Missile 57D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2228

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   57D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   57D

Missile Acceptance Date:   2/19/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   2/23/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   576

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   SLC-3W

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Optical Reconnaissance Satellite

Missile Launch Date:   10/11/1960

Missile Launch Payload:   Samos-1

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - SLC-3W

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Agena A Configuration. Improper pad umbilical disconnect caused loss of Agena pressurization gas.



Atlas 57D Photo 1