Only weeks after a German tourist died
after getting sick on Walt Disney World's Mission: Space ride at
Epcot, the Walt Disney Co. said it will offer a second, milder
alternative that will be available by summer.
Guests will be
offered a choice between the two versions of the ride. Signs will
be posted in the queue area that will inform prospective riders of
the difference between the alternatives and the health concerns for
Creating the new
version of the ride was accomplished by turning off the spinning
centrifuge, a company statement said. People who are subject to
motion sickness or some other conditions may find the gentler
version preferable, according to Disney.
the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to David Cogswell
at [email protected].