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

Atlas Missile 7C

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-2614

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   7C

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   7C

Missile Acceptance Date:   12/12/1958

Missile Delivery Date:   1/30/1959

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   3/18/1959

Missile Launch Payload:   RVX-2A

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 12

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Electrical glitches caused guidance system failure and premature booster engine shutdown which led to unstable flight trajectory. RVX-2A re-entry vehicle not recovered.



Atlas 7C Photo 1