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Tomorrowland General Facts

8 attractions are in Tomorrowland.
5 dining locations are in Tomorrowland.
6 shopping locations are in Tomorrowland.
2 attractions were operational in Tomorrowland on Opening day in 1971. They were the Grand Prix Raceway and the Skyway to Fantasyland

Astro Orbiter

1974 is when Astro Orbiter debuted as Star Jets.

1994 is when the Astro Orbiter was refurbished.

11 revolutions per minute are all the Astro Orbiter does, even though it does seem like more. 

12 vehicles are on the Astro Orbiter.

2 guests can ride each rocket.

24 guests can be in orbit at 1 time.

90 seconds is your total flight time on the Astro Orbiter.

40 foot radius of each arm on the Astro Orbiter.

1.2 million miles are traveled per year on the Astro Orbiter.

50 feet in height, the Astro Orbiter towers over Tomorrowland.

¾ of mile is the total distance you travel on your short journey.

2011 a fire was detected in a light fixture and the attraction was closed for the day.

Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin

1998 is the debut year of Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin.

900,000 to 999,999 points are needed to become a Galactic Hero on Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin.

10 interactive scenes are in Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin where you do all your shooting.

4 minutes and 30 seconds of shooting fun are in Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin.

2 guests can ride in each Buzz unit and each guest get a space gun to score points with.

4 different shaped targets. Round, square, triangle, and diamond shaped. The triangle and diamond shaped targets are worth the most points.

201 guests can ride Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin at 1 time.

3 colors are used in queue that are inspired by Buzz and they are white, bright blue & chartreuse.

Monsters, Inc., Laugh Floor

2007 is when they started capturing laughs at the Laugh Floor Comedy Club.

15 minutes is the length of each show at The Laugh Floor Comedy Club.

460 guests can be seated at The Laugh Floor Comedy Club.

Space Mountain

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.

6 guests can sit in each rocket on Space Mountain.

2 rockets per train.

180 guests can ride at the same time.

183 feet is the height to the top of Space Mountain.

28 MPH is the speed of the Space Mountain rockets.

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 rocket.

3,196 feet is the length of the Alpha track on the left of Space Mountain.

3,186 feet is the length of the Omega track on the right. The Alpha track crosses over the Omega track, hence the difference in length.

900 to 1200 guests can ride Space Mountain per hour.

2500 guests can ride Space Mountain per hour if both Alpha and Omega tracks are operating.

2 minutes and 30 seconds 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 form the gigantic sealed cone we call Space Mountain.

5,300 tons is the weight of the concrete beams. They were cast near the Space Mountain site and then hoisted into place by mammoth cranes to complete the cone. 

117 feet is the length of each beam.

13 feet wide at the bottom and 4 feet wide at the top are the dimensions of each beam.

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 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.

4 tracks were originally called for when the attraction was in the concept stage.

15 feet of Space Mountain is sunk below ground.

Stitch's Great Escape

2004 is the year of debut for Stitch’s Great Escape.

39 inches tall does not make Stitch all that dangerous, but he can perform 48 different functions packed into that small size.

18 minutes is the time of Stitch's Great Escape.

1,600 pounds is the combined weight of the laser cannons in Stitch's Great Escape.

240 guests can be seated in Stitch’s Great Escape.

2 theaters are inside Stitch’s Great Escape.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

1975 is when the TTA was sent into motion as the WEDway People-Mover.

1996 the WEDway Peoplemover was refurbished and turned in to the TTA.

35 5-car trains can be used on TTA, though 30 is the maximum run simultaneously.

4 adults can ride in one car at the TTA.

5 cars are in each vehicle train.

10 minutes is your ride time on the TTA.

533 electromagnets generating an effect called linear induction are used on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).

5,484 feet are used on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).

6.84 miles per hour is the top speed of the TTA.

1.84 miles per hour is the speed the TTA platform moves.

629 motors can be found on the TTA.

7 station announcements are made during your 10 minute journey.

4,100 pounds is the weight of each of the cars

850 speakers are installed along the track

Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress

1964 is when Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress debuted at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. After the fair it was moved to Disneyland in 1967, and finally moved to Walt Disney World in 1975 and revised in 1994.

6 theaters appear on Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress.

240 guests per theater can ride on Walt’s Disney’s Carousel of Progress.

2 feet per second is how fast the Carousel of Progress moves from show room to show room.

20 minutes and 45 second journey through time is presented in the Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress.

8 Audio-Animatronics characters, 4 scenes (total 32 Audio-Animatronics) are part of Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress.

1,440 guest can ride at same time if all the theaters are full.

375 tons is the gross weight of Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress.

Tomorrowland Speedway

1971 is when Tomorrowland Speedway debuted,  then known as the Grand Prix Raceway.

1996 is when the Tomorrowland Speedway was refurbished.

146 cars are used at one time.

2 guests can ride in each car.

292 guests can ride at the same time.

5 minutes is the approximate ride time, depending on traffic.

2,260 feet of track are laid at the Tomorrowland Speedway.

9 horsepower engines take the Tomorrowland Speedway Car speed demons up to a maximum speed of about 7.5 MPH. WHOA!

$6000 per each car at the Tomorrowland Speedway. The gas-powered car has disc brakes, rack and pinion steering, but no brake pedal!

1909 bricks from the Indianapolis Speedway are embedded in the starting line between lanes 2 & 3 close to the elevated walkway