Space Mountain soft opening begins

Nov 13, 2009 in "Space Mountain"

Posted: Friday November 13, 2009 by WDWMAGIC Staff
Space Mountain today began it's first round of public soft openings. The ride opened around 4pm, and operated until around 6pm.

Some of the most notable changes are

- Covering of the load area which makes the ride experience much darker than previously.
- New lighting package in the load area.
- Installation of onride photo opportunity near the end of the ride.
- Video games added to the queue area.
- New queue configuration.
- Black out of the control tower windows in the load area.
- Installation of air gates at load area.
- Tweeks and refurb of the post show areas.

For live reports from the previews, visit our forum at

The ride officialy opens November 22, so until then, expect previews, but no guarantees of being open.