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    SpaceShip Earth Update?

    Hi. My family is going to Disney World this coming March, and i don't remember if the Spaceship Earth renovation of adding the screens to the cars and all that is officially put in. I hope it is, and i can't wait 2 hear your answers!
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    Yes, the renovations is complete. When I went this last July, it was working.
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    Yes, just got back last month, Spaceship Earth is done and updates are very cool. My 2year old daughter loved it. We rode it 4 times during our trip. Once even leaving MK to travel to Epcot just to ride it on our last day, because it was her special request. To ride in the "Big Ball" again.

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    At the end, be sure to e-mail your postcard back home. I opened it at home, saved it as a file and printed a 4x6 photo for a scrapbook. Also fun to sent to co-workers.

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    The ride is open, the descent won`t be fully completed until spring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marni1971 View Post
    The ride is open, the descent won`t be fully completed until spring.
    The descent is complete and has been for some time. Nothing more is being added. The idea is to have nothing but your screens to view to keep your attention there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BamaJenn View Post
    The descent is complete and has been for some time. Nothing more is being added. The idea is to have nothing but your screens to view to keep your attention there.
    My thoughts exactly.

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    I remember it being stated that Spaceship Earth was to be closed and re-opened in "phases", but it appears that they managed to do the whole thing pretty much in one go and when it reopened it was complete...at least as complete as its getting.
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    Though it isn't nearly as cool as it was when I was a kid, the new descent had me cracking up when I saw the photo of my girlfriend and I. It's definitely an interesting new touch to it

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    Quote Originally Posted by BamaJenn View Post
    The descent is complete and has been for some time. Nothing more is being added. The idea is to have nothing but your screens to view to keep your attention there.
    Wanna bet? Wait for spring

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    Quote Originally Posted by NC_WDW_Daddy View Post
    At the end, be sure to e-mail your postcard back home. I opened it at home, saved it as a file and printed a 4x6 photo for a scrapbook. Also fun to sent to co-workers.
    You mean we could have emailed our pictures from the ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by bamfer23 View Post
    Though it isn't nearly as cool as it was when I was a kid, the new descent had me cracking up when I saw the photo of my girlfriend and I. It's definitely an interesting new touch to it
    Yeah, my photos were very entertaining to the rest of my party!


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    Quote Originally Posted by marni1971 View Post
    Wanna bet? Wait for spring
    I guess you must be privy to information that no one else is. I don't see anything scheduled as of yet to take the attraction down for further work and adding much more to the descent would certainly required some time. So sure... I'll wait and see...
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    I know a few people who are CM's there, they said that the project itself is complete for the most part, so i dont see them adding to much more to the descent, if they add anything to it at all......maybe some SFX.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BamaJenn View Post
    I guess you must be privy to information that no one else is. I don't see anything scheduled as of yet to take the attraction down for further work and adding much more to the descent would certainly required some time. So sure... I'll wait and see...
    Additional work will be done 3rd shift, as it has been throughout this year

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    My daughters and I had a great time playing around with the pictures. We emailed them home and than went back on the ride and picked different options, emailed more pictures home and so on.

    They enjoyed seeing how ridiculus they could get me to look in what ever was my future. It's ok though, I've saved a few pictures of them in the "future" and we shall see which one ends up in the yearbook. LOL
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