Atlas Missile 68D
General Dynamics Missile Serial Number: 58-7063
General Dynamics Manufacturing Number: 68D
Air Force Missile Tail Number: 063
Missile Acceptance Date: 4/26/1960
Missile Delivery Date: 5/26/1960
ICBM Squadron Number: 549th
ICBM Squadron Site Assignment: ?
Missile Destination: Offutt Air Force Base
Missile Mission: Operational ICBM / ABRES
Missile Launch Date: 5/27/1965
Missile Launch Payload: ABRES OV1-3 - Operation Tennis Match
Missile Launch Location: Vandenberg AFB - B-3 Launcher
Missile Launch Outcome: Failure
Notes: The Air Force launch crew MCCC was Captain Hilbert. This orbiting vehicle payload was launched for the Air Force Office of Aerospace Research. LOX leak caused loss of booster engine thrust and thrust section explosion at T+128 seconds. Missile self-destructed at T+210 seconds.