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Picture of the Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 aircraft

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AV-029 Standing 58.3 m (191.2 ft) tall, the rocket departs the Vertical Integration Building carrying the JUNO spacecraft in her upper stage. This very reliable launch vehicle is taller than a Space Shuttle Stack which is 56.14 m (184.2 feet). It is planned to be modified to carry astronauts into space in the near future. Atlas V rockets are assembled vertically on a mobile launch platform. A "551" model with a 5 meter diameter payload fairing,5 solid rocket motors and 1 Centaur upper stage.
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