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

Atlas Missile 98F

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   62-12134

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   98F

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   134

Missile Acceptance Date:   7/31/1962

Missile Delivery Date:   8/4/1962

ICBM Squadron Number:   556th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   4

Missile Destination:    Plattsburgh Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   10/10/1969

Missile Launch Payload:   Re-Entry Vehicle Test - RMP-B-13

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - Gantry A3

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Loss of sustainer turbopump lubricant and failure of hydraulic rise-off disconnect resulted in sustainer shutdown at T+65 seconds. Missile tumbled following booster engine cut-off.

Atlas 98F Photo 1