Mission: Space reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Mission: Space, a centrifuge in Future World - Mission: Space at Epcot. (The minimum height to ride is 44 inches.)
Written by Robert Niles
Blast off to Mars in this elaborately-themed space travel pavilion. The highlight's a centrifuge ride in a mock space capsule, designed to briefly simulate some of the experiences of a launch and spaceflight. The pavilion also offers a variety of interactive post-show activities.
Do note that this is a cetrifuge-type attraction, based on the spinning machines used to train astronauts to handle high G-forces. On this ride, you will experience 2.5 Gs of force over a sustained period. If you have high blood pressure, are significantly overweight or have any history of heart problems, you should not ride. Choose instead the "green team" option, where your ride vehicle does not spin.
Pretty cool ride. Not great for re-rides but it does make a good one time experience. I do get all the intended sensations with this simulator. (8/10) - Lexi R
Awesome ride! Orange is the way to go! But it would be nice if there was a bit more to do here...9/10. - David L.
Perfect thrill ride. Orange Team was intense. Feeling all these G's is realy nice and their extended G's aswell. You'll feel them for 10 seconds. Green Team was no G's but the same ride apart from that. Definately a must ride when you visit Epcot! - Justin Knight
An excellent thrill ride that should not be missed when you visit Epcot.The Orange side is a really intense experience and you really feel the G's. Green is the same experience just with no G's. Either way you cant miss this ride. Definately showcases the unique thrills Disney is perfect at providing guests. - Justin Knight
Its fun, slow and the end you get to see where everyone is from! - B Higgins
Great ride, especially the strong one, I think was the Orange. - Jose Carlos Mahbub
A fun and visceral thrill, but the pavilion needs more. - Sean Huckel
5/10 - I didn't feel it hit the excitement nerve. - James Wimbury
I got to preview this ride at it's soft opening. Loved it then, and I love it now. Just got back from it and was shocked to actually walk on it mid-day at EPCOT. A first of its kinds simulator, packs a good punch of G-forces for those thrill seekers. Definitely a recommended experience if you want a simulation of lift-off (remember to go Orange Team). And Gary Sinise is your trainer (Lt. Dan!). - Kevin Connor
The theme of this ride is great, but I found that it made me uncomfortable. I don't normally have a problem with small spaces or motion sickness, but I felt very cramped and became disoriented looking at the screen. It made me feel nervous and a little sick. I just took deep breaths through it, but it was very intense and overall unpleasant. The G's are incredibly strong. I can see why people like it, but it's definitely not for me. I can ride almost anything without a problem, but I was not happy on Mission: Space. - Renee Michelle
Green Team: OK, good option for those who want to get a sense of the real ride. 5/10 Orange Team: Pretty good ride, wished the buttons actually did something. Still think the KSC Space Shuttle ride is better. 7/10 - Christopher Sturniolo
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