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

Atlas Missile 91D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7086

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   91D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   91D

Missile Acceptance Date:   10/14/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   10/15/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   NASA Space Launch

Missile Launch Date:   12/15/1960

Missile Launch Payload:   ABLE 4 - Pioneer P-31 Lunar Probe

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 12

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Atlas-Able Configuration. Vibration and/or flying debris from Able adapter section ruptured the Atlas LOX tank at T+66 seconds, followed by complete vehicle self-destruction at T+73 seconds



Atlas 91D Photo 1