• On Sep 24, 2014
    Janice from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Is mission space like a teacups ride or a scrambler/tilt-a-whirl ride?

    Hello and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, or rather should I say; This is ground control to Janice!
    In my humble opinion Mission: SPACE is the absolute polar opposite type of Attraction to the Mad Tea Party, although you are quite correct when you ask is it a tilt-a-whirl ride
    Guests must be 44'' or taller to live their dream of being launched into space just like an astronaut on Mission: SPACE. This enclosed, shuttle simulator Attraction is billed as a thrill ride experience very close to what NASA-style training would be like.
    If you ask me Mission: SPACE is not for the faint hearted, although my teenage children absolutely love it and always insist it's their favorite Attraction at Epcot! 
    With this in mind Mission: SPACE offers Guests two different levels of experience:
    - The Orange Team uses a centrifuge (something which rotates around a fixed axis) to give Guests an authentic G-force style launch and re-entry.
     - The Green Team gives Guests a less intense experience that does not rotate, but in my own experience I can assure you it's still rather thrilling! 
    Suffers of motion sickness may perhaps wish to avoid hearing 'Houston we have a problem' - so if you think you might not enjoy spinning around definitely opt for the Green Team before trying the Orange Team
    If I can help sprinkle a little extra pixie or even space dust onto your upcoming Walt Disney World Resort vacation please pop back to ask me another question.
    Over and out and have a great Disney day.
    - Jane 
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Meet the Panelist: Jane, United Kingdom

As the UK "Mum" on the planDisney Panel I'm able to assist those lucky Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort from the United Kingdom who generally enjoy a whole 2 week magical stay. The planning and organising of resorts, Advance Dining Reservations and extra pixie dusted holiday fun for solo travellers, large or small family groups is my absolute pleasure! Learn More About Jane

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