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MX-1593
Part of Atlas Family
MX-1593
MX-1593
The first design of the Atlas ICBM had five motors in place of the 3 used for the smaller final design.
Credit: © Mark Wade
American orbital launch vehicle. The September 1951 design for the Atlas used seven main engines to hurl the 3600 kg nuclear warhead over a 9300 km range. CEP was 1850 m.

Status: Design 1951. Payload: 3,600 kg (7,900 lb). Thrust: 1,695.00 kN (381,051 lbf). Height: 37.00 m (121.00 ft). Diameter: 3.66 m (12.00 ft).

Maximum range: 9,300 km (5,700 mi). CEP: 1.85 km (1.14 mi).



Family: orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Agency: Convair.
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WS-107 Concept 1. Before the Tea Pot report, Atlas was to have five thrust chambers and double the throw weight.
Credit: Ronald Wade



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