Mission SPACE

Tech Tales

Feb 11 2023 • 44 mins

Walt Disney World partnered with Hewlett-Packard to open Mission SPACE in 2003, a high-tech space flight simulator attraction. However, Disney quickly became embroiled in a lawsuit with the manufacturer, and the intense motion sickness led to the death of two people. Hosted by Corbin Davenport, guest starring Ryan Gillie. Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechTalesShow Follow on Mastodon/Fediverse: https://mas.to/@techtales Support the Show: https://techtalesshow.com/support Videos: • https://youtu.be/hhreiaMODJo?t=128 • https://youtu.be/OLM-uy4dQdw?t=112 Sources: • http://www.intercot.com/themeparks/epcot/futureworld/horizons/default.asp • https://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mission-space/news/02mar2000-more-space-news-from-the-orlando-sentinel.htm • https://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mission-space/news/20apr2000-mission-space-announcement-press-release.htm • https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2000-04-21-0004200555-story.html • https://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/15/us/national-briefing-south-florida-findings-in-death-after-disney-ride.html • https://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mission-space/news/20aug2003-some-mission-space-facts-and-fugures.htm • http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/11/15/disney.death/ • https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2006-06-25-spacesick25-story.html • https://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mission-space/news/11aug2017-video---first-look-at-the-relaunched-mission-space.htm • https://twitter.com/wdwnt/status/682677721177153536 • https://casetext.com/case/environmental-tectonics-corp-v-walt-disney-world-co • https://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/stories/2009/01/05/daily11.html

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