1977 is when Space Mountain debuted
12 guests can ride in each rocket
3 minutes is the length of your journey though space
188 feet high is Space Mountain.
2 cars each with 3 rows that seat 2 people that is the capacity of a rocket on Space Mountain. Each passenger has his or her own lap bar. There's a net bag on the seat in front for the storage of loose items on Space Mountain.
2 year rehab closed Space Mountain, but it reopened in July 2005. Though the track layout is the same, the rocket vehicles are new and the ride is faster, smoother, and darker. Astronaut Neil Armstrong was a special guest at the reopening ceremony.
42 new speakers are in each ride vehicle at the new Space Mountain.
15 feet below ground is where the ride queue begins
200 foot diameter is the size of the building, that is 100 foot less then WDW
3 chain lifts are required to get to the peak of the ride due to the smaller volume of the building (compared with the single lift at Walt Disney World's Space Mountain).
1 million dollars was the estimated cost to build Space Maountin back in 1977
140 diameter was the inside diameter of the building reducing the track size originally proposed.
1 track is at this version of Space Mountain
2,160 can ride per hour compared to WDW version of 2,400
2,267 feet of track are squeezed into the Space Mountain building
9.5 feet is the height of the track crossover section of track
2.5 G’s can be found on the banked turns of Space Mountain
68 foot drop can be found on Space Mountain
171 million people had ridden on the old track, a total of more than 8 million miles before it was refurbished in 1986.
117 feet is the height of Space Mountain, that is from the ground to the top spire
18 million was the construction cost of Space Mountain
205 million guests have been launched into space since its opening in 1977 (2011)