1975 is when Space Mountain debuted at the Magic Kingdom
15 two-car rockets (trains), with up to 13 in use at one time at Space Mountain
12 guests per rocket (train) at one time
183 feet is the height to the top of Space Mountain.
28.7 MPH is the speed of the Space Mountain spaceships.
39 degree drop is the steepest decent on Space Mountain.
35 foot drop is the last drop of Space Mountain
30 rockets are Space Mountain, numbered 1 to 31, there is no number 13 rockets
3,196 feet is the length of the Alpha track on the left of Space Mountain, while the Omega track on the right is 3,186 feet in length. Since the Alpha track cross over the Omega track hence the difference in length.
900 to 1200 guests can ride Space Mountain per hour.
2057 t0 2500 guests can ride Space Mountain if both Alpha and Omega tracks are operating.
6 guests can sit in each rocket on Space Mountain.
2.5 minutes is the total ride time at Space Mountain.
4,508,500 cubic feet are contained inside Space Mountain.
300 feet is the base diameter of Space Mountain.
3 years of construction were needed to build Space Mountain.
72 massive pre-stressed concrete beams forming a gigantic sealed cone we call Space Mountain. Each of the 74-ton concrete beams was cast near the Space Mountain site and then hoisted into place by mammoth cranes to complete the cone. Each beam is 117 feet long, 13 feet wide at the bottom and 4 feet wide at the top.
300 foot diameter building is what houses Space Mountain.
10 years to develop and more than two years to actually construct is how long it took to bring Space Mountain to life.
2 acres is the inside size of are use Space Mountain
72,500 square feet is the size of this show building
50,000 balloons were released on opening day, January 15, 1975
2,000 piece band played on opening day, January 15, 1975