Aries (rocket)

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Not to be confused with Ares (rocket).
Aries rocket

Aries is the designation of a United States rocket derived from the LGM-30 Minuteman missile which is used for the testing of anti-missile defense systems. The Aries has a length of 9.20 meters, a diameter of 1.16 meters, a launch weight of 6.3 tons, a launch thrust of 200 kN and a ceiling of 500 km.

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