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

Atlas Missile 53D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2224

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   53D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   224

Missile Acceptance Date:   2/17/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   3/26/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   576

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   B-2

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational Readiness Training

Missile Launch Date:   11/29/1961

Missile Launch Payload:   CAT III - Operation Big Push

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - B-2 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   The Air Force launch crew MCCC was Captain Jernigan.



Atlas 53D Photo 1