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Land
Discoveryland
Attraction type
Flat ride
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While it is based on the Orbitron attractions at Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom, Disneyland Paris’ version was carefully designed to fit in with the surrounding Discoveryland. Inspired by the drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci and the style of 19th century planetariums, it sees guests boarding rocket ships and “orbiting” around the centre of the galaxy.

The ride itself is very similar to Dumbo The Flying Elephant in Fantasyland, with guests able to control the height of their rocket using a lever as it rotates. However, it does rotate slightly faster and the rockets are capable of reaching a greater maximum height. Up to 2 guests can sit in each rocket, enabling parents to ride with their children.

As with the rest of Discoveryland, Orbitron is illuminated in the evening using neon lights. Placed strategically in front of Space Mountain: Mission 2, it was designed to act as a kinetic sculpture as well as a child-friendly attraction.

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