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

Atlas Missile 67E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   61-2521

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   67E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   521

Missile Acceptance Date:   11/30/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   4/13/1962

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Date:   7/13/1962

Missile Launch Payload:   CAT II

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - OSTF-1

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Propellant utilization system malfunction due to LOX leak. Improper sustainer engine operation caused the RV to overshoot its target.



Atlas 67E Photo 1