1986 World Exposition on Transportation and Communication - Vancouver - Expo'86

Transport and Communication

May 2, 1986 - October 13, 1986


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Looping Starship

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Another EXPO 86 ride is located east of the Canada Gateway. The Looping Starship takes its 50-person crew on a wild ride around a restricted orbit.

The ride begins with a gentle rocking motion that is intensified by the counterweight while controlling the fall effect throughout the entire ride. The passengers never know in which direction they will make the first turn. What a thrill!

The passengers move at a maximum speed of 14.6 metres per second and are in a state of weightlessness comparable to that experienced by astronauts in space.

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