Good news for Spaceship Earth fans
Posted 17 September 2003 - 08:46 PM
Posted 20 September 2003 - 08:02 PM
Not at all. The "Project Gemini" was slated to have the ride portion taken out of Spaceship Earth and replaced with a new attraction. Now that option doesn't seem feasible since they realized that the ride was vital to the framework of the geosphere.
Posted 20 September 2003 - 09:08 PM
But anyways, before y'all put me in front of the firing squad:
Project Gemini was originally to consist of the proposed (and now scrapped) Time Racers thrill ride to replace the ride currently inside SSE. It was also to include an overhaul of the Living Seas (I've heard both Little Mermaid and Finding Nemo theming was to go here) The copy of DCA's "Soarin'" attraction (the queue area is supposedly going where The Land's "Food Rocks" attraction currently is) a rainforest maze, a rainforest rollercoaster, a Jr. Autopia, and a new show building and attraction where WoL currently is.
Jim Hill wrote a great article about Project Gemini back in February. You can read it here.
Too bad the only thing to come out of this was Mission:SPACE and our copy of "Soarin'". I was really looking forward to this and hoping it'd actually happen.
Posted 20 September 2003 - 09:20 PM
Understand your thoughts about SSE. The omni Mover thing is a bit annoying at times. I would rather see them put in the type of vehicles they have over at Figment in SSE. Still sit down, but you can do more with them. Also less chance of stopping every few mins for a wheelchair.
Posted 21 September 2003 - 11:14 AM
Unfortunately that's the way all the parks (Disney and nonDisney) are. A whole bunch of great ideas get put up, and then several are turned down for various reasons be them feasiblity, finances, guest reactions, etc, and only a few actually get to the point of being in the parks.