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Space Mountain: Mission 2 reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Space Mountain: Mission 2, a roller coaster in Discoveryland at Disneyland Paris. (The minimum height to ride is 55 inches.)

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2005 saw one of Europe's most famous rollercoasters get a complete revamp. Space Mountain: Mission 2 gives the Disneyland classic a kick into the 21st century. This time, you're going further into deep space, for a high-tech adventure to the edge of the universe. Advanced technology gives this high-speed ride even more to look at, and Michael Giacchino, composer for Alias and The Incredibles ensures the accompanying soundtrack is suitable dramatic.

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37 votes, so far

An exciting, fun ride with plenty of loops, drops and effects. A bit bumpy but not uncomfortable. Great design, but I think Mission 2 lacks the magic of it's predecessor. - Ian Robinson

It goes up-side-down...big deal. Rough track. - Matt Kutylo

To me it is the perfect rollercoaster, Vekoma rides are known to get rough after a couple of years, but besides that the rides and theming is just completely perfect. I do look forward to the new restrain system rumoured to be installed late this year! Hopefully it will make the ride more comfortable. I do miss the music of the first version though, it was a little more energetic en dramatic than the new music. I also read on one of the comments that the ride got fasyer with more loops? That really isn't the case.. perhaps it seems like that because of the new effects, but the rides itself never changed, only the theming and special effects. - Dominique Mol

A good attraction that falls just short of being great. The queue is a bit bare, and the ride a bit rough. But the theming and music are really great. - Sean Huckel

I LOVE all the Space Mountains, but, although this one's the most thrilling, and has some of the if not THE best theming of the space mountains, it gets VERY bumpy at times 8/10 - Big Cohube

Faster more intense version of Space Mountain than the Magic Kingdom version. This Mission 2 ride is even faster than its previous incarnation but more loops and twists. However it still has the problem of being quite a bumpy ride and the headrests are still awful which cause your head to be banged around quite a bit during the ride. So because of that, I can only give it an 8 instead of a 9. - Jason McLaughlin

Much better than the one in Florida to be honest. 8/10 - D H

Eversince it opened back in '95 I've been a huge fan of this ride. Its by far the most extreme ride you can find in any of the Disney parks World wide. I myself am a huge Jules Verne fan, and if you read the book you'd recognise several details from the book. In 2005 this ride was re-opened and at first I was sad that they changed the original storyline of the ride. But hey this is Disney and I needend worry coz the special effects are mindblowing. One down side: I visited in May 2011 and I found the ride to rough sometimes, rougher than I could remember. In the Launch section it comes to a very sudden stop which feels like you hit another car. And during the ride vibrations occur that make the ride uncomfortable and well this is space you expect a smooth ride. But it all still the best one ever and remember .... In space no-one can hear you scream gna gna - Ty Wijnans

I loved the "steampunk" design of it all, hearkening back to the old days of science fiction from Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. In my opinion, this is what all of the Tomorrowlands and similar lands in the Disney parks should aspire to. - Barry Wallace

The best Space Mountain of the bunch! I absolutely loved it and went on it four or five times. I love the theming of the attraction and the loops in the dark! The designers outdid themselves on this one! Two thumbs way up! - Terry R

I was disappointed by this Space. I had high expectations and I love thrill rides but this jerked you around a lot and this wasn't as good as the Amazing Disneyland version or even the nostalgic Disney World one. - Ali Salem

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