EPCOT’s newest thrill ride, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, opens Friday

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A brand new attraction opened at Walt Disney World on Friday.

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Guests can now ride “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind” at EPCOT.

The roller coaster is fully immersive, blasting guests from one side of the galaxy to the other.

READ: 9 things to know about Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

Disney Imagineers used techniques and technology from previous experiences in a brand new story with your favorite “Guardians of the Galaxy” characters, including Star-Lord, Groot and more.

“They gave us great inspiration to draw from,” said senior creative director Alex Wright. “The characters … have such humor and such personality, so we definitely want to present that as part of our story. There are a lot of flavors from the movies that make their way into the attraction.”

SEE: Take a look inside Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

Read nine facts about the ride here.

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