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Description And Comments

EPCOT’s signature landmark, Spaceship Earth spirals through an 18-story geosphere, taking visitors past animatronic scenes depicting mankind’s developments in communications, from cave painting to printing to television to space communications and computer networks. The ride shows an amazing use of the geosphere’s interior.

Spaceship Earth’s scenes are periodically refreshed. The most recent include a home garage showing what looks suspiciously like the invention of the first Apple personal computer. Interactive screens in the vehicles let you customize the ending animated video. A postshow area with games and interactive exhibits (closed during the pandemic) rounds out the attraction.

Touring Tips

Because it’s located near EPCOT’s main entrance, Spaceship Earth attracts arriving guests soon after the park opens. Your time is better spent on other Future World attractions, such as Soarin’, Test Track, or (when it opens) Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. Wait times at Spaceship Earth usually fall after 4 p.m., so one option is to see it on the way out of the park.

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Spaceship Earth Wait Times

This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Spaceship Earth when you visit on a day with a given EPCOT Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will be at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Spaceship Earth Wait Times.

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Special Comments

If lines are long when you arrive, try again after 4 p.m.

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