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Mission: SPACE WDW At Large

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Mission Space, in Epcot, is a ride that spins and creates centrifugal forces. If you get claustrophobic, do NOT ride this. (However, you can bail out up until the time you enter the "capsule," so if you're not sure, check it out.) We rode this twice — both times I was on an outside seat … Continue reading "Mission: SPACE WDW At Large"
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To Boldly Go Where I Will Never Go Again — Mission: SPACE

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by Deb Wills All Ears® Editor-In-Chief Feature Article This article appeared in the August 19, 2003, Issue #204 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Hmmm… well, perhaps not NEVER, but it will be awhile before "I Choose to Go" again. Stardate 08.15.2003 — the International Space Training Center For several years, Epcot's beloved Horizons attraction, with … Continue reading "To Boldly Go Where I Will Never Go Again — Mission: SPACE"
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On the Edge of Mission: Space

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How many times have you gotten home or back to your resort room and, when going through your photos, you find distractions around the edges? I used to have a lot until I trained myself to see the around the edges before pressing the shutter button down. Here’s an example of what I mean. I … Continue reading "On the Edge of Mission: Space"
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New Adventures at Mission: Space Start August 13 at Epcot

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UPDATE: Mission: Space will “relaunch” on August 13, 2017! In addition, younger astronauts can now ride — the height restriction will be changed for the Green Mission side with the addition of new X-2 booster seats allowing children 40″-44” to ride. Mission: Space opened at Epcot in 2003, allowing space adventurers to become navigators, pilots, … Continue reading "New Adventures at Mission: Space Start August 13 at Epcot"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE

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With clouds above, I used a set of 5 photographs from -2EV to +2EV to create a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image of Mission: SPACE in Epcot’s Future World. Mission: SPACE pavilion in Epcot’s Future World in HDR.Nikon D750/16-35VR, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 19mm Focal Length, HDR Image. Deb will be here tomorrow to … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE

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For the next few weeks, Deb and I will be exploring Epcot’s Future World pavilions. Starting with the modern version of a trip to Mars. Mission: SPACE in Epcot’s Future World is a very good re-enactment of a trip to Mars for a themepark environment. I know when it first opened it was a little … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE"
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Mission: Space

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Before Mission: SPACE, there was Horizons. Horizons opened exactly one year after Epcot on October 1, 1983. The attraction used Disney’s Omnimover conveyance system and allowed guests to view the future through the eyes of scientist and authors both past and present. The closing of Horizons (January 9, 1999) was generated by several events. First, … Continue reading "Mission: Space"
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Mission: SPACE Epcot

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Epcot's Mission: Space "relaunches" with updated Orange and Green missions on August 13, 2017. In addition, younger astronauts can now ride -- the height restriction will be changed for the Green Mission side with the addition of new X-2 booster seats allowing children 40" to 44" to ride.
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Visiting the Kennedy Space Center

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by Doug Ferguson Now that you've experienced Mission:Space, maybe it's time you saw where the real astronauts start their voyage into space. The Kennedy Space Center is about an hour or so drive from Orlando and makes an excellent one day trip. You may also want to visit before or after your cruise that departs … Continue reading "Visiting the Kennedy Space Center"
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