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

Atlas Missile 32E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   60-5490

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   32E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   490

Missile Acceptance Date:   4/29/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   10/3/1961

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:   Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   11/10/1961

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 13

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   This launch was carrying a biological nose cone with a squirrel monkey on board. Sustainer engine shut down at liftoff due to improperly installed pressure transducer. Missile was destroyed by RSO at T+35 seconds.



Atlas 32E Photo 1