NASA opens $60 million space shuttle simulator attraction

Posted Friday, June 1, 2007 10:39 AM | Contributed by Amnesiac

The Shuttle Launch Experience is a 44,000-square-foot simulator that aims to re-create the feeling of a space shot in real time, from the launch pad to orbit. Kennedy Space Center has plenty riding on the simulator, with $60 million and the expertise of several astronauts coming together to create what former shuttle commander Rick Searfoss calls "the most realistic simulation of a shuttle launch there is."

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Friday, June 1, 2007 6:25 PM
I guess it is safe to say that the Disney "stay on property" model is working pretty good.
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Friday, June 1, 2007 10:28 PM
Mission in Space is real good and the good news is at least you have more rides after that. Also you get to choose your intensity on Mission in Space. I hope they don't have deaths on this ride like they did on Mission in Space.
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Sunday, June 3, 2007 6:48 PM
Space travel is intense. You are always given the option of riding the Flying Dumbos if you so feel the urge.
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