Atlas Missile 81D
General Dynamics Missile Serial Number: 58-7076
General Dynamics Manufacturing Number: 81D
Air Force Missile Tail Number: 076
Missile Acceptance Date: 7/29/1960
Missile Delivery Date: 9/7/1960
ICBM Squadron Number: 576
ICBM Squadron Site Assignment: B-3
Missile Destination: Vandenberg Air Force Base
Missile Mission: Operational Readiness Training
Missile Launch Date: 10/12/1960
Missile Launch Payload: IOC DASO - "Diamond Jubalee"
Missile Launch Location: Vandenberg Air Force Base - B-3 Launcher
Missile Launch Outcome: Failure
Notes: LOX tank sensing line rise-off disconnect failed due to radiated heat. Overpressurization of the LOX tank ruptured the intermediate bulkhead followed by missile self-destruction at T+71 seconds.