Launched by a CannonThis and the following three picture were show e.g. on the place mats advertising Space Mountain and the Space Festival at McDonald's.contributed by Nicolas
The RideThe rocket train within a shower of meteorites.contributed by Nicolas
In the Electro de Velocitorcontributed by Nicolas
Discoveryland DesignPicture contributed by Nicolas
Discovery Mountain in the Euro Disney Wall MapThis early sketch can be seen on the large Euro Disney/Disneyland Paris wall map which is still available. Look at the planned and never realised bridge between SM and Videopolis!
Discoveryland DesignThis early Discoveryland design already shows Space Mountain as a central part of Discoveryland. Parts of this rendering could be seen in several books around 1991.Picture contributed by Nicolas
ConceptNotice the bridge construction on the very left!
Conceptual art shown in many brochuresThis concept image was done by Tim Delaney.Reported by David G. Ravenswood, 15 Mar 1999
Rendering by Tim DelaneyScanned from "Walt Disney Imagineering, A Behind the Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real"
A sketch of the trainsScanned from "Walt Disney Imagineering, A Behind the Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real"
Very early model
Detailed model of Space MountainScanned from "Walt Disney Imagineering, A Behind the Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real"
Interior of Space Mountainmodel (close-up)Scanned from "Walt Disney Imagineering, A Behind the Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real" by David G. Ravenswood
Video captures from the documentary "Shoot for the Moon"All video captures made by Alan Taff
The imagineers playing with a model of Space Mountain. (In the second picture it's Doug Hartwell, who knows my pages and has signed my guestbook!)
... testing the course with a miniature camera
3D Realtime ViewSimulation of the ride based on a 3D model
Modified Flight Simulator"With this modified flight simulator (in the background) it's possible to simulate the whole ride experience before the first piece of steel is welded, make changes until the creatives are convinced that this is the experience we want to convey the guests."Bran Ferren, Executive Vice President, Creative Technology
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