On May 27, 2022, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND will welcome its first guests and in anticipation of the new attraction we have a bunch of fun facts about the explosive new family-thrill coaster adventure coming to EPCOT. Don’t miss our other coverage: FIRST LOOK: Check out video and photos inside and on GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND at EPCOT.
Check out these fun facts below courtesy of Disney.
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND is the longest fully enclosed coaster in any Disney theme park and one of the longest enclosed coasters in the world.
- A Starblaster ship rests in a docking stand outside the Wonders of Xandar pavilion, the first full-size version of this Xandarian ship ever built.
- Disney Imagineers were on the set of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 3. to film with the Guardians for this new attraction.
- Composer Tyler Bates from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films created more than two hours of new music for the attraction’s score.
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND features more than 75 minutes of original content.
- The attraction covers more than 200,000 square feet, with its main show building stretching longer than an American football field.
- This massive structure’s foundation contains more than 80 miles of rebar and 9,000-plus cubic yards of concrete.
- By volume, four Spaceship Earths would fit inside this show building.
- Academy Award® nominee Glenn Close reprises her role from “Guardians of the Galaxy” as Nova Prime Irani Rael, the leader of Xandar and commander of the Nova Corps.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND offers several “firsts” for Walt Disney World including:
- The first coaster attraction at EPCOT.
- The first reverse launch for a Disney coaster.
- The first Disney Omnicoaster, where vehicles make controlled rotations to always keep guests focused on the action.
- The first Walt Disney World attraction to feature the Guardians of the Galaxy.
See it for Yourself
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND opens at EPCOT in Walt Disney World on May 27, 2022.
But wait, there’s more!
We have a whole bunch of coverage for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND. Below are some additional highlights you do NOT want to miss!
- FIRST LOOK: Check out video and photos inside and on GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND at EPCOT
- WATCH: Full POV on-board GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND at EPCOT
- WATCH: Wonders of Xandar exhibit includes archival appearance by “Terran visionary” Walt Disney
- INSIDE: New TREASURES OF XANDAR gift shop brings a cosmic selection of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY merchandise