Space Mountain (Magic Kingdom)

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Space Mountain
Track
Alpha
Omega
Magic Kingdom
Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
Park section Tomorrowland
Status Operating
Opened January 15, 1975
Height restriction 44 inches (112 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel - Twin - Enclosed
Height
90 feet
90 feet
Drop
26 feet
26 feet
Top speed
27 mph
27 mph
Length
3196 feet
3186 feet
Duration 2:35
Inversions 0
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics (1975-1988)
Built in-house (1989-present)
Riders per train 6
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Space Mountain is a steel enclosed roller coaster located at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA.

Design

Originally, there was the concept of a Space Voyage for Disneyland, which would feature four tracks. However, due to space limitations, no such concept came to life. But then, there were intentions for a clone of the Matterhorn Bobsleds, but due to space limitations, the designers went back to the Space Voyage concept. The concept that was eventually approved of featured two tracks that were near-identical.

Trains

30 trains with 2 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged inline in 3 rows, for a total of 6 riders per train.

External links

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