Atlas Missile 9C

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-2616

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   9C

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   9C

Missile Acceptance Date:   unknown

Missile Delivery Date:   unknown

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:   Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Satellite Booster

Missile Launch Date:   9/24/1959

Missile Launch Payload:   Pioneer P-1 Satellite

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 12

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Atlas-Able configuration. Launch vehicle was destroyed in a static firing accident. Final attempted flight of the Atlas C series missile.

Atlas 9C Photo 1

Atlas 9C Photo 1