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

Atlas Missile 6B

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-1779

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   6B

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   6B

Missile Acceptance Date:   6/26/1958

Missile Delivery Date:   7/9/1958

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   9/18/1958

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 13

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Turbopump failure resulted in booster engine shutdown at T+80 seconds. Missile self-destructed at T+82 seconds.



Atlas 6B Photo 1