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

Atlas Missile 52F

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   61-2538

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   52F

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   538

Missile Acceptance Date:   2/27/1962

Missile Delivery Date:   3/28/1962

ICBM Squadron Number:   576th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   E

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   ICBM Test - Tall Tree 4

Missile Launch Date:   3/24/1963

Missile Launch Payload:   Unknown

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - Site E

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Missile self-destructed at T+91 seconds. Insufficient telemetry to determine the cause of the failure.

Atlas 52F Photo 1