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 / ABRES

Missile Launch Date:   10/10/1969

Missile Launch Payload:   ABRES - RMP-B13

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - Gantry A3

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

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

Atlas 98F Photo 1