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

Atlas Missile 8E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7124

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   8E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   124

Missile Acceptance Date:   10/21/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   10/24/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   1/24/1961

Missile Launch Payload:   Unknown

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 13

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Aerodynamic heating shorted the vernier feedback transducer, resulting in unstable flight trajectory



Atlas 8E Photo 1