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An attraction at the Magic Kindgom.

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  • Mar 24, 2010
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A lot easier to stomach than Expedition Everest. I'm no fan of rollercoasters though, they made my head spins!
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review by . March 17, 2010
posted in Only WDWorld
Magical Adventure in Outer Space
   Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom in Disney World (Orlando, Florida) is the best ride in the entire park (probably in any of the parks if I thought long and hard about comparing it to the other rides I loved). It's definitely the best ride in Disneyland as well in Los Angeles, California.      What makes this ride so amazing is that it convinced me to love roller coasters (and I am terrified of them! Heck, I cry every time I ride Splash Mountain--total wuss!). …
review by . March 17, 2010
posted in Only WDWorld
Disney World's First Mountain: Space Mountain        Disney World got its first mountain 35 years ago as Space Mountain opened to the public in the Magic Kingdom on January 15th, 1975.      Birth of Space Mountain Although it was not actually built until several years after his death, Walt Disney initiated the concept of having a roller coaster type attraction that operated in the dark.  He also had envisioned projecting images on the inside walls to …
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Corporate Description: Blast off on a journey into outer space on this classic attraction. Board a sleek, rocket-shaped vehicle in the glow-in-the-dark Space Port and begin a steady climb up the 180-foot high mountain, passing the Mission Control booth and myriad pulsating lights along the way.Once at the top, feel the wind race across your face as you are propelled through the remote blackness of the dark universe—illuminated only by shooting stars, celestial satellites, spinning black holes and shimmering constellations—during a rip-roaring rocket ride through the farthest reaches of time and space.And because the majority of the attraction takes place in the dark, you just never know which way you are going to turn or drop!Space Mountain RocketsSpace Mountain at Magic Kingdom theme park features 2 rocket-shaped vehicles consisting of 3 seats per vehicle that blast off from 2 separate tracks. It is the only version of the attraction that contains 2 separate tracks.The left side track is called the Alpha; the right side track is called the Omega. Both tracks are nearly identical and mirror each other in twists and drops.The rockets that race through space achieve a maximum speed of 28 miles per hour—but feel much faster in the dark.Space Mountain Post-ShowAfter exiting your rocket-vehicle, you will board a moving runway to the Tomorrowland area, passing scenes of futuristic homes and businesses, as well as television monitors that broadcast your image live along the way. ...
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