Disney hoping for lift from Mission: Space at Epcot

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Walt Disney Co. is counting on a big lift from Mission: Space, the $100 million ride whose grand opening this week is part of a larger campaign to promote Disney's signature resort in Orlando. The entertainment giant hopes the latest Epcot attraction, along with other new features at the Central Florida parks, will help it recover from a tourism slump that has hobbled the company's overall earnings -- and the fortunes of an industry.

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