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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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Space Mountain Tomorrowland Magic Kingdom

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids and Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Tomorrowland's Space Mountain has provided thrills to many guests at the Magic Kingdom since it opened January 15, 1975. Space Mountain actually originated in the early 1960s when Walt Disney came up with the idea of a … Continue reading "Space Mountain Tomorrowland Magic Kingdom"
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Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Tomorrowland Magic Kingdom

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UPDATE JUNE 2016: Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin now has an animated "Magic Shot" as part of your PhotoPass and Memory Maker entitlements. You can use automatic photo association by wearing an active MagicBand during your ride, or you can associate with a park admission card or Memory Maker card via the touch points at … Continue reading "Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Tomorrowland Magic Kingdom"
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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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Spaceship Earth Epcot

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INTRODUCTION "Journey with us now to the dawn of recorded time…" You can't miss it! The shimmering geosphere that houses Spaceship Earth is visible from the road before you even get to the parking lot. Spaceship Earth is the story of communications throughout the ages — where we have been and where we are going. … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth Epcot"
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Spaceship Earth Soft Opening Reports December 2007

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A few lucky folks at the right place at the right time have been able to experience the newly rehabbed SpaceShip Earth. After weeks of rumors of December soft openings, there have been some recent windows of opportunity to experience Epcot's icon attraction. The ride really is in soft opening phase. This means that it … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth Soft Opening Reports December 2007"
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Space Mountain Tomorrowland Disneyland

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids/Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Space Mountain is a thrilling high speed rollercoaster ride in the dark. On this "out-of-this-world" attraction, an exhilarating space-age soundtrack plays while the space vehicles twist and turn as they hurtle past stars and planets on a tour of … Continue reading "Space Mountain Tomorrowland Disneyland"
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Disneyland’s Space Mountain Re-Imagineered

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"SPACE MOUNTAIN" RE-IMAGINEERED FOR THE 21st CENTURY AND 'THE HAPPIEST HOMECOMING ON EARTH'Disneyland Celebrates 50 Years of Magic! Classic Disneyland Attraction Transformed for 50th Anniversary ANAHEIM, Calif., May 5, 2004 – On May 27, 1977, the U.S. Mercury Astronauts (the first men in space) took the first official flight on "Space Mountain" during its grand … Continue reading "Disneyland’s Space Mountain Re-Imagineered"
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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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Spaceship Earth: Re-Imagineering an Icon

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by Deb Wills, AllEars® Editor-in-Chief Feature Article This article appeared in the February 5, 2008 Issue #437 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Tomorrow's Child (Tomorrow's Child) Gathering gifts from our past. Tomorrow's Child (Tomorrow's Child) Shaping a world that will last… Ah, that song brings back fond memories of Epcot's early days. I still vividly … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth: Re-Imagineering an Icon"
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