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

Atlas Missile 9B

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-1782

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   9B

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   9B

Missile Acceptance Date:   7/31/1958

Missile Delivery Date:   7/31/1958

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   11/17/1958

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 11

Missile Launch Outcome:   Partial failure

Notes:   Excessive fuel consumption due to mismatched turbopumps resulted in premature sustainer engine cutoff. Planned range not achieved.



Atlas 9B Photo 1