FIRST LOOK: Take a ride on the new Guardians of the Galaxy rollercoaster

The wonders of Xandar are about to open at Walt Disney World.Sister station WESH got a sneak peek inside EPCOT’s newest ride.Guardians of the Galaxy – Cosmic Rewind officially launches on May 27, but here’s an early look at the ride through space and time.Get a taste of the attraction in the video above!When hopping on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, it’s hard not to dance.Out of 100 potential songs for the attraction, Imagineers decided on a soundtrack of six, including “September,” “Conga,” “One Way or Another” and “Disco Inferno.” “You don’t know until launch what song you’re going to get and I love that, too. As you ride ‘What’re you going to get? What’re you going to get?'” said Tom Fitzgerald, a portfolio creative executive.Fitzgerald says along with the music, Cosmic Rewind tells a story.”The first part is very Epcotian, talking about the Big Bang, the formation of stars, galaxies, city planning, they even have a nod to Walt Disney, then when the Guardians arrive, things go in another whole direction and we are called upon to help save the galaxy,” Fitzgerald said.The ride comes with a lot of firsts.It’s the first coaster at EPCOT. It’s the first reverse launch for a coaster in Disney history. And it’s the first Disney omnicoaster where vehicles make controlled rotations to keep riders focused on the action. Another first for the park is merchandise that smells. “Groot has a scent and we worked with our partners to identify it. It’s Cedar and Cinnamon… I mean come on, he’s so cute and he smells phenomenal,” said Tarcie Alt, senior manager of merchandising. The attraction will also be one of the largest enclosed coasters in the world.

The wonders of Xandar are about to open at Walt Disney World.

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Sister station WESH got a sneak peek inside EPCOT’s newest ride.

Guardians of the Galaxy – Cosmic Rewind officially launches on May 27, but here’s an early look at the ride through space and time.

Get a taste of the attraction in the video above!

When hopping on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, it’s hard not to dance.

Out of 100 potential songs for the attraction, Imagineers decided on a soundtrack of six, including “September,” “Conga,” “One Way or Another” and “Disco Inferno.”

“You don’t know until launch what song you’re going to get and I love that, too. As you ride ‘What’re you going to get? What’re you going to get?'” said Tom Fitzgerald, a portfolio creative executive.

Fitzgerald says along with the music, Cosmic Rewind tells a story.

“The first part is very Epcotian, talking about the Big Bang, the formation of stars, galaxies, city planning, they even have a nod to Walt Disney, then when the Guardians arrive, things go in another whole direction and we are called upon to help save the galaxy,” Fitzgerald said.

The ride comes with a lot of firsts.

It’s the first coaster at EPCOT. It’s the first reverse launch for a coaster in Disney history. And it’s the first Disney omnicoaster where vehicles make controlled rotations to keep riders focused on the action.

Another first for the park is merchandise that smells.

“Groot has a scent and we worked with our partners to identify it. It’s Cedar and Cinnamon… I mean come on, he’s so cute and he smells phenomenal,” said Tarcie Alt, senior manager of merchandising.

The attraction will also be one of the largest enclosed coasters in the world.

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