Spaceship Earth at Epcot - Orlando, Florida

Epcot – Spaceship Earth

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Students travel through time and space within this world-renowned 180-foot-tall geosphere to discover how the evolution of communication has changed our lives. They experience the milestones in communications that are vital to man’s survival, from Cro-Magnon cave paintings to electronic space communications.

  • Students understand the impact of significant events in communications- from social to technological changes in our society.
  • Dazzling scenes of life in the 21 st century’s Global Neighborhood depict every corner of our world drawn closer through new technologies.

Did you know?

  • The outer skin of Spaceship Earth is made of 11,324 aluminum and plastic triangles.
  • Rainwater never falls off the Spaceship Earth sphere – it is absorbed into the ball.
  • There are more than 200 satellites orbiting Earth solely for the purpose of private communication services, including pagers, telephones, and computers.
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