Blogorail Orange: Spaceship Earth Architectural Details

By Mike Ellis

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Orange Loop. Today we are sharing some of our favorite architectural details at the Disney Parks.

Spaceship Earth stands proudly over Epcot!

Hello everyone, and welcome to this month’s Magical Blogorail Orange Loop! Today we are taking a look at some of the incredible architectural details that you can find at Walt Disney World and the rest of the Disney Parks! For me, I’m focusing on one of my absolute favorite attractions at Epcot (or any Disney Park, for that matter) — Spaceship Earth!

From a technology perspective, Spaceship Earth combines some incredibly cool — I would almost say geeky — stats as well as some technology from yesteryear. Let’s dive into them just a little bit, shall we?

Spaceship Earth is 180 feet tall, and weighs in at about 16 million pounds!
The skin of Spaceship Earth is made up of 11,324 aluminum and plastic-alloy triangles!
Did you know that the water from rain that lands on Spaceship Earth never falls to the pavement below? There is a special system in place that takes the water and drains it into World Showcase Lagoon!
Spaceship Earth has a diameter of 165 feet, a circumference of 518.1 feet, …read more

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