Mission: Space's rough ride

Disney World defends attraction that thrills many, sickens some


BY DONNA BALANCIA
and BRITT KENNERLY


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LAKE BUENA VISTA - New safety concerns have arisen after the second person in a year died after riding "Mission: Space," a popular thrill ride at Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot theme park.

Yet many who took the simulated space trip Thursday, even those who exited the ride obviously nauseated, said knowing in advance about the latest death -- that of a 49-year-old woman who died Wednesday in Celebration Hospital, a day after riding "Mission: Space" -- wasn't enough to ground them.