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

Atlas Missile 6A

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   55-5132

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   6A

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   N/A

Missile Acceptance Date:   3/22/1957

Missile Delivery Date:   3/28/1957

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   9/25/1957

Missile Launch Payload:   Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 14

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Thrust section overheating and high vibration levels led to propulsion system failure. The RSO destroyed the missile at T+63 seconds.



Atlas 6A Photo 1