Theme parks and attractions across Central Florida have announced closures as a precaution against the coronavirus earlier this month but technology has stepped in to make sure that quarantined Americans still have a way to experience their favorite rides. A YouTube channel is bringing Disney World and Universal Studios rides to people’s homes with virtual reality and it is for free. The videos have a remote in the corner of the screen that allows the virtual riders to navigate their view of the attraction.Continue reading “YouTube Channel Offers Virtual Rides on Major Disney, Universal Studios Attractions”
SpaceX’s next launches have been postponed by international travel restrictions imposed because of the growing coronavirus pandemic.
The launch that would have sent a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver a satellite into orbit around Earth, was originally scheduled for March 30. The satellite is part of a program for the Argentinian space agency CONAE. Now it seems that launch won’t take place and it is unclear exactly when it may be rescheduled. The launch was set to take place at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.Continue reading “SpaceX Encounters Launch Delay due to Coronavirus”
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A Florida man was arrested for pulling the most COVID-19-esque crime imaginable: the toilet paper theft.
Angel Esteban Hernandezcinto, 31, was arrested in the Sunshine State in the early morning hours of Thursday for allegedly stealing 66 rolls of toilet paper from a hotel amid a nationwide shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Investigators said that it happened at the Marriott Hotel in Orlando.Continue reading “In the Age of Coronavirus: Florida Man Arrested after he Allegedly Stole 66 Rolls of Toilet Paper from Orlando Hotel”
Drones are growing in popularity, but the trend also posing some serious dangers, as some people are flying them in the wrong places and for the wrong reasons.
“Everyone is becoming a pilot, every neighborhood is becoming an airport,” said Timothy Bean, CEO, Fortem Technologies.
Orlando Sanford International Airport is not using the system but Executive Vice President George Speake says drones are on their radar.
According to Fox35 Orlando.
Named after the icy Arctic summits, Ice Breaker is currently under construction near to Shamu Stadium and the Wild Arctic attraction and is scheduled to open in the spring of this year.
SeaWorld invited media and bloggers to take a quick tour behind the construction walls to see how the coaster is progressing. The new attraction is about two-thirds of the way to completion and the rest of the track is currently being installed.Continue reading “Check out SeaWorld’s Next Cool Roller-Coaster”
What is coming to Orlando in 2020 and 2021?
Theme parks all around Orlando have been adding new experiences to their lineups. From the highly themed to the highly thrilling, here are 5 new roller coasters coming to town.
Ice Breaker at SeaWorld Orlando, coming spring 2020
Ice Breaker will be SeaWorld Orlando’s first launched roller coaster. Opening this coming spring, it will be built in the Wild Arctic area of the park. The coaster will take riders both forward and backward, with speeds reaching 52 miles per hour on a 90-second trip. With a track length of 2,750 feet, it will reach a maximum height of 95 feet.Continue reading “New Attractions Coming to Orlando”
Elon Musk shared an animation that reveals details on SpaceX progress and what the company soon hopes to achieve after nearly a decade of effort.
Musk shared a video showing the SpaceX team working on building the curved dome that will be mounted atop the completed Starship SN1. The digit likely stands for “number 1”. Musk added that each new SN version of the rocket builds will have minor improvements “at least through the first 20 or so versions”, so it is clear they expect to test these quickly.Continue reading “Musk Shared Video Showing How First Crewed Dragon Mission Should Look”
A rocket prototype developed by SpaceX, Mark 1, partially exploded during a pressure test conducted in Boca Chica, Texas.
The incident happened at the company’s launch site in Boca Chica this week and was captured on a Livestream by a YouTube user. During the test, the upper portion of the rocket blew apart and heavy plumes of smoke flowed from the vehicle, sending shrapnel flying into the air.Continue reading “Video Shows SpaceX Starship Rocket Prototype Exploding During a Test”
Construction works continue on Virgin Trains high-speed rail service across the state of Florida.
Formally known as Brightline, the train will connect Orlando to West Palm Beach, down to Miami, with speeds up to 125 mph.
Florida’s new high-speed rail system is part of a goal to get 3 million cars off the road. The rail is expected to cost $2.5 billion, including a $70 million maintenance facility south of the Orlando International Airport.Continue reading “High-Speed Train Connecting Orlando Theme Parks and Miami Cruise Port Set to Open in 2022”