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

Atlas Missile 59D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2230

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   59D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   230

Missile Acceptance Date:   2/29/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   4/21/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   564th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   ?

Missile Destination:    F. E. Warren Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   7/1/1965

Missile Launch Payload:   NTMP KX-32 - Operation Blind Spot

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - B-1 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   The Air Force launch crew MCCC was Captain Vetrano. Atlas 59D acted as a target missile for Nike/Zeus missile intercept testing.



Atlas 59D Photo 1