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

Atlas Missile 77D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7072

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   77D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   072

Missile Acceptance Date:   9/30/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   11/3/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   NASA Space Launch

Missile Launch Date:   Not Launched

Missile Launch Payload:   Mercury Atlas-3

Missile Launch Location:   Not Launched

Missile Launch Outcome:   Not Launched

Notes:    Atlas 77D was to have been the booster used for Mercury Atlas-3. The postflight findings for Mercury Atlas-1 came out which led to the thin-skinned 77D being recalled and replaced by 100D.



Atlas 77D Photo 1