Statistics

Length:3,281 ft
Height:105 ft
Inversions:3
Speed:44 mph
Duration:2:05
Elements:Electric Winch Launch
Sidewinder
Corkscrew
Tongue

Details

Former names:Space Mountain: Mission 2 (4/9/2005 to 4/7/2017)
Space Mountain - De la terre à la lune (1995 to 1/16/2005)
Categories:Enclosed, Onboard Sound
Musical Score:Michael Giacchino
Trains:5 trains with 6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.
Facts:Electric cable launch system with a pusher mechanism beneath the train.

For Space Mountain's 10th anniversary in 2005, it was renovated featuring a new story, new effects and a new soundtrack. The trains were redone in metallic silver. The overall Verne / Orwell theme in Discoveryland along with the Canon Columbiad Space Mountain building stayed the same.

For the park's 25th Anniversary in 2017, Space Mountain was renovated featuring a new Star Wars based story. The trains were replaced by the new style Vekoma trains.
Etymology:"De la terre à la lune" is French for "from the Earth to the Moon".
Theme:Based on Jules Verne's "A Voyage to the Moon and a Trip Around It". In the story, the astronauts are launched from Earth by a giant canon.

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