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

Atlas Missile 71E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   62-12122

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   71E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   122

Missile Acceptance Date:   3/27/1963

Missile Delivery Date:   8/16/1963

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational Training

Missile Launch Date:   9/25/1963

Missile Launch Payload:   DASO

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - Site C

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Sustainer hydraulic line ruptured at staging. Missile stability lost at T+140 seconds.



Atlas 71E Photo 1