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

Atlas Missile 59E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   60-5517

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   59E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   517

Missile Acceptance Date:   8/31/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   1/17/1962

ICBM Squadron Number:   548th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   Unknown

Missile Destination:   Forbes Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   6/20/1987

Missile Launch Payload:   Weather Satellite - USA-26 (DMSP 5D-2/F8)

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - SLC3W

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   Replaced Atlas 28E at the 548th SMS.



Atlas 59E Photo 1