Circle of Life

1995 was the year Circle of Life debuted.

19 minutes and 20 seconds is the show length of Circle of Life show at The Land.

428 per show see the Circle of Life Show at The Land.

Universe of Energy

1982 is when the Universe of Energy debuted.

2 acres were used to build the Universe of Energy.

30,000 pounds is the weight of the moving theater and are guided by a 1/8th inch thick wire embedded in the floor. The vehicles detect the wire and follow it along the path of the ride.

220 degree screen stretches across the theater.

15% of the power needed to run the Universe of Energy comes from the photovoltaic cells on the roof. There are 80,000 cells producing a peak output of about 70,000 watts of direct current, which is then converted into alternating current.

30,000 pounds is the weight of the ride vehicles in the Universe of Energy.

96 guests can ride the Universe of Energy.

32 feet high and 515 feet long are the dimensions of the prime-val diorama at the Universe of Energy.

5,700 hours were spent by the artists to paint the primeval diorama, at the Universe of Energy.

70 mm projection screen measuring 157 feet wide by 32 feet high is in theater 1 of the Universe of Energy.

6,000 hours is the time 3 artists spent to paint the 515 feet long background at the Universe of Energy.  Walt's original diorama was at the 1964 World's Fair in the Ford Pavilion.

2 attractions have occupied this pavilion.

26 Audio-Animatronics are in the Universe of Energy.

2 acres of photovoltaic cells, providing 15% of power needed to run the attraction are on the roof

Ellen's Energy Adventure

1996 is the year Ellen’s Energy Adventure debuted.

6 untracked ride units are used at Ellen’s Energy Adventure.

96 guests can ride in the 6 units of Ellen’s Energy Adventure.

582 guests can ride Ellen’s Energy Adventure.

45 minutes is the length of Ellen’s Energy Adventure.

18 feet wide, 29 feet long, and seating for97 passengers is the size of the ride vehicles inside The Universe of Energy and are powered by the photovoltaic cells on the building.

2 acres of solar panels that are located on the roof provide al-most all the electrical needs for the pavilion.

1 Audio-Animatronic of Ellen DeGeneres is all that appears in Ellen’s Energy Adventure.

Journey into Imagination with Figment

1993 was the year Journey into Imagination with Figment debuted.

1998 was the year Journey into Imagination with Figment was 1st revised.

2002 was the year Journey into Imagination with Figment under-went its 2nd revision.

80 foot upside down waterfall is on display outside the Imagination pavilion.

2,240 guests can ride Journey into Imagination with Figment.

7 guests can ride in each vehicle at Journey into Imagination with Figment.

1,776 guests can fit in the theater of Journey into Imagination with Figment.

13 minutes is the length of the ride at Journey into Imagination with Figment.

78 out of the 200 special effect patents created for the original Epcot Center were used in Journey into Imagination with Figment.

Living with the Land

1982 is when Living with the Land debuted.

1993 was the last time Living with the Land was revised.

20 people per each boat on Living with the Land.

20 boats operate at the same time.

6 acres is consumed by the Land pavilion, making it the largest pavilion in Epcot.

3,000 square feet is covered by the colorful tile mosaic at the entrance to the Land.

150,000 individually cut and shaped pieces of tile took 3 months to install on the mosaic mural at the Land.

14 minutes is the ride time at Living with the Land.

134 feet long with 150,000 individually shaped pieces of marble, granite, slate, glass and gold to represent the layers of the Earth that lead to the Great Hall at The Land pavilion.  A husband and wife team created the mosaics.

5 balloons hang at The Land pavilion.  The middle one represents Earth.  The 4 surrounding balloons represent the seasons:  Yellow for Summer, Orange for Fall, Blue for Winter and Green for Spring.

2,736 per hour and 36-38 guests per boat can ride on Living with the Land at The Land.

60 foot high dome is located in The Land, you will know this when you see the 59 foot peach palm on the boat ride.

6 acres in size makes The Land as large as all of Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom.

30 tons of fruits and vegetables are grown each year at The Land pavilion in Epcot and are served in Walt Disney World restaurants.

40 amazing Audio-Animatronics are in the Living with the Land attraction.

32,000 tomatoes and a total weight of 1,151.84 pounds have been harvested from one 1 plant at The Land pavilion at Epcot, which is a Guinness World Record.

3 quotes are on the mural that features quotes from George W. Bush, Pope John Paul II, Francis Bacon & Hans Christian Andersen.

Mission: SPACE

2003 is the year Mission: Space opened to the public.

4 centrifuges, each of which has 10 cabins. Half of the units (Orange Team) offer the original experience involving high speeds. The other half (Green Team) offer the same ride but the centrifuges are never engaged, removing the effects that provided by the original.

40 guests is the vehicle capacity.

10 capsules are on each vehicle.

4 guests per capsule.

160 guests can ride simultaneously.

800 dollars a gallon is the cost of the special color shifting paint used at Mission: SPACE.

40,000 square feet is the size of the Mission: SPACE building.

6 minutes is all it will take to get you to Mars and back on Mission: SPACE.

16 feet in diameter is Jupiter and is the biggest celestial body in the Planetary Plaza of Mission: SPACE.

53,809,920 jellybeans are needed to fill the Jupiter sphere.

10 feet in diameter is Earth, which is in the Planetary Plaza of Mission: SPACE.

13,136,640 jellybeans are needed to fill the Earth sphere in Planetary Plaza.

12 feet in diameter is the moon sphere in the Planetary Plaza of Mission: SPACE.

22,702,080 jellybeans are needed to fill the moon sphere.

650 Walt Disney Imagineers spent more than 350,000 hours (the equivalent of 40 years of time) to develop Mission: SPACE. The Imagineers' efforts took place over a 5 year period.

100 shades of red were mocked up before Imagineers decided on the color of the red planet that dominates the dramatic facade of Mission: SPACE.

29 landing sites of manned and unmanned missions to the moon by the United States and Soviet Union between 1959 and 1976 are represented at Mission Space. The single red marker denotes where Apollo 11 landed on July 20, 1969, and man first stepped on the moon and are all on the Moon outside the Mission Space building.

13,136,640 jellybeans would be needed to fill the Earth sphere in Planetary Plaza; 22,702,080 to fill the moon sphere and 53,809,920 to fill the Jupiter sphere.

10 legendary quotes by famed space explorers and supporters of space exploration are located around the walls of Planetary Plaza.

45,000 square-feet Mission Space Building includes the ISTC (International Space Training Center) in the year 2036.

100 million dollars was the cost to build this attraction.

21 cast members work at Mission:SPACE, which is more than any other at-traction. On busy days 32 cast members work at this attraction.

35 feet is the height of Mission: SPACE.

1,500-square-foot merchandise location including astronaut-inspired gear is located at Mission: SPACE.

25 space experts from both NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, including five astronauts were used in the creation of this attraction

1959 and 1976, the United States and the Soviet Union sent 29 missions to the moon. The landing sites of all those missions are indicated on the moon sphere in the Planetary Plaza of Mission: SPACE.

1 ride system has more computing power than a space shuttle, but there are 4 ride systems at this attraction

2 primary computers on-board the ride system, which control all ride and show functions. In addition there are 30 motion-control computers on board which control capsule altitude during the flight, and a show-control computer which operates the interactive functions within each capsule.

1 RPM and is 35 feet tall, with a diameter of 32 feet are the dimensions of the Gravity Wheel in the Space Simulation Lab

The Seas with Nemo & Friends

2005 is when the construction began on The Seas with Nemo & Friends.

2006 is the year The Seas with Nemo & Friends debuted.

15 minutes is the length of each show.

130 guests can see each show.

2,200 guest per hour can ride this attraction.


27 feet deep is the tank SeaBase

5,700,000 gallons of water are used at the The Sea Base and Caribbean Coral Reef Aquarium.

203 feet diameter is the size of the living seas tank.

8,500 inhabitants are living in SeaBase, consisting of over 100 different species of marine life. In order to keep all its residents comfortable, the temperature of the tank is closely monitored.

8 feet by 24 feet and a weight of 9,000 pounds each is the size of the glass window panes.

6 to 8 inches thick is the glass on the observatory level.

1 inch of water siphoned off the top of the Living Seas tank would fill a regular sized swimming pool. That’s about 20,000 gallons.

400 pounds of food is fed to the sea animals each day.

2 tons of food is produced each week for the inhabitants of the Seas. The dolphins dine on herring and capelin; the West Indian manatees eat lettuce, carrots, sprouts, and fruit.

185,000 square feet were used for this attraction.

22 months were needed to construct this attraction.

61 acrylic windows are located in the observation area.

Turtle Talk With Crush

10 minutes of chat is all you get at Turtle Talk with Crush.

152 years old is the age of Crush as of 2006.


2005 is the year Soarin' debuted at Walt Disney World.

4 minutes and 41 seconds is the length of each ride at Soarin'.

5-5-0-5 is the flight number that will be called, its also the date the ride opened.

48 frames per second are projected to make the Soarin’ movie.

3 scents can be found in the Soarin'’ attraction. They are or-ange blossoms, pine scented, and ocean breeze.

2 theaters are housed in the Soarin' building.

3 lifters are used in each of the simulators.

37 tons can be lifted by the simulator lifters.

3 rows are in each Soarin' simulator.

59,895 square feet is the total space Soarin’ occupies (Includes ticketing area, Great Hall, skyway, Concourses 1 and 2, gate areas and two flight theaters).

10 minute pre-flight and approximate flight time is what Soarin’ delivers along with a few smells.

40 feet in the air is the highest point a guest will be lifted to on Soarin'.

1 million pounds of steel provides the ride structure at Soarin' and 37 tons are lifted during each ride cycle at Soarin'.

1,000 horsepower motors are needed to lift all the passengers for their flight in Soarin'.

80-feet in diameter projection screen dome is contained in the Soarin' attraction.

87 Guests can ride per each ride cycle of Soarin' per theater.

11 locations are visited during your flight and they are : San Francisco, Monterey Coast, Yosemite National Park, Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, San Diego, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Los Angeles, Malibu, and Disneyland.

14 aircraft can be seen in the movie (9 balloons, 1 glider, 3 jets, and 1 helicopter)

Spaceship Earth

1982 is when Spaceship Earth debuted.

1994 is when Spaceship Earth was first revised.

2008 is the most recent time Spaceship earth was revised.

152 ride units are used in Spaceship Earth.

4 guests can ride in Unit.

2,400 guests can ride though Spaceship Earth each hour.

308 guests can ride at 1 time.

14 minutes is the length of the ride at Spaceship Earth.

185 feet tall is Spaceship Earth, thus it can be seen from any-where throughout Epcot.

5,181.1 feet is the circumference of Spaceship Earth.

165 feet is the diameter of Spaceship Earth.

18 stories tall is Spaceship Earth.

16 million pounds is the gross weight of Spaceship Earth.

11,324 triangular panels made of aluminum alloy; each one is a custom fit.

250,000 sparkling red metallic “eye catchers” are in the word “Epcot” that was next to Sorcerer Mickey’s arm and wand on top of spaceship earth.

12,000 pounds of aluminum and fiberglass were used to make the starburst at the end of Mickey’s Wand.

57 historically accurate Audio-Animatronics are used in the Spaceship Earth attraction.

163 feet above the ground is how high your vehicle will travel at Spaceship Earth attraction.

6 legs hold up Spaceship Earth, each of which is supported by pylons sunk 120 to 185 feet into the ground. At its lowest point, the slightly imperfect sphere stands 18 feet off the ground.

100 steel pilings are used to support Spaceship Earth foundation and are driven 150 feet deep into the ground

16 million pounds is the approximate weight of Spaceship Earth that is more than three times that of a Space Shuttle fully fueled and ready for launch!

150,000 square feet, and an inside volume of 2,200,000 cubic feet is how large the geodesic sphere, that is Spaceship Earth.

2.2 million cubic feet of space and has an outside surface diameter of 150,000 square feet, that is encompassed in Spaceship Earth.

50 tons is the total combined weight of Mickey's gloved hand, the wand, and the "2000" logo on Spaceship Earth. The frame that supports this weighs 250 tons.

36 feet tall is each number of the 2000 sign on Spaceship Earth.

120 to 180 feet into the ground are the pylons that hold up Spaceship Earth.

18 feet off the ground is the lowest point of Spaceship Earth.

1 inch space between each triangle tile on Spaceship Earth allows for expansion and contraction in the Floridian climate.

80 powerful lighting fixtures illuminate Spaceship Earth each night to provide the lighting show.

13 Minutes is the show length of Spaceship Earth.

2.2 million cubic feet of space exists inside, with a 165 foot diameter of Spaceship Earth.

109,375 square feet is the site area that was used for Spaceship Earth.

20 degree is the average angle of decent of the track.

39 degree is the steepest angle of decent on the this attraction.

26 months were needed to construct Spaceship Earth.

40,800 labor hours were needed to build Spaceship Earth.

1,700 tons of steel were used in the construction of Spaceship Earth.

4 narrators have done the voice here: Vic Perrin(’82-’86), Walter Cronkite (’86 - ’94), Jeremy Irons (’94 - ’07), Dame Judy Dench (’08 to present)

Test Track

1996 is when construction began on Test track.

1999 is the year Test Track Debuted.

192 guests can ride Test track per ride cycle.

7 tests are performed on your test car.

250 horsepower engine powers the Test Track cars, which is more powerful than most cars on the road today.

50 degree banked turn is on Test Track.

3 onboard computers together have more processing power than the Space Shuttle, each test vehicle steers passengers through more than 5 minutes of tire-squealing road tests.

5,246 feet is the total length of the Test Track.

2,600 feet of the track are on the outside of the building.

6 different braking systems are on each Test Track  car.

194 zones throughout the Test track and a vehicle must read the tags (located under the track) as it travels throughout the course. If a vehicle misses reading 2 tags in a row then the vehicle will cause a zone stop. If the ride computer loses track of a vehicle this will also cause a zone stop.

2 to 16 and 18 to 33 are the number of the cars on Test Track; number 17 was destroyed during a worse case scenario test before it opened.

50,000 miles will be driven on each Test Track car annually.

1 million miles is the estimated mileage each Test track car was designed to last. That’s 20 years!

34 turns are on Test Track from beginning to end.

22 wheels, only 4 of which are visible, are on each car at Test Track.

65 MPH is the top speed you can reach while testing cars on the Test Track.

$100 million dollars was the approximate cost to build Test Track.

200 miles per hour, that is not the speed of Test Track, but the wind force the track was engineered to withstand.

65 feet high and 320 feet in diameter is the size of the Test Track building which houses the ride, queue area, and post-show area.

50,000 miles and built to last for about 1 million miles in 1 year, the Test Track vehicles really get around. That's like driving to the moon and back 4 times.

8.8 seconds to go from 0-65 MPH during the Test Track attraction.

4 visible wheels on the outside of each of the Test Track cars, but there are a total of 22 wheels for each ride vehicle. These wheels require a total of 6 distinct braking systems on board each ride vehicle.

32 vehicles in total are at Test Track.

3 test vehicles can be loaded at one time.

25-26 vehicles are used simultaneously on track at any one Time.

6 guests can ride in each vehicle.

720 times per day the crash-test dummies will be struck in the chest, banged on the knees and have their necks bent in pre-show demonstrations.

50 degree bank is outside the Test Track building.

85 road signs are lining the Test track road.

3 acres were used for this attraction.

24 feet is the maximum height from the ground the track will reach.

100 degrees is the difference between the hot and cold rooms.

20 hours a day is how long the ride is left running due to the lengthy start time and nightly maintenance procedures.

Innoventions Fountain

2,000 gallons of water would be used if all the water cannons in the Innoventions Fountain were fired at the same time.

304 nozzles and "shooters" that can propel water over 150 feet in the air makes the Innovention Courtyard fountain an interest-ing site to visit.

3 months of computer programming were needed to get the Innovention Courtyard fountain to design the water ballets that run every 15 minutes.

1,068 colored lights focus on the streams of water at the Innoventions Fountain at night, making the fountain a nighttime spectacular.

212 MicroShooters located in the upper pool; each propels 2 gallons of water up to 80 feet in the air.

40 MiniShooters located in the lower pool; each propels 5 gallons of water up to 100 feet in the air.

12 SuperShooters located in the upper pool; each propels 50 gallons of water up to 150 feet in the air.

60 Spray nozzles air accumulators for the SuperShooters activate with pressures of 30 PSI to 120 PSI.

190,000 feet (35 miles) of electrical wire and 22,000 feet (4 miles) of conduit are used at the fountain.

23 countries brought water from 23 different rivers and lakes from around the world to help feed the fountain in the middle of Millennium plaza.