Most people are familiar with Epcot’s giant golf ball-like structure. It is, of course, the Walt Disney World park’s most recognizable feature—by a mile. … (For the record, Spaceship Earth is not a giant golf ball. It’s a geodesic sphere devoted to the future of communication.)
How many golf balls take up the Epcot big ball?
Epcot’s Spaceship Earth weighs as much as 158,000,000 golf balls.
Do countries pay to be in Epcot?
Despite original intentions, most of the pavilions are not funded by their home countries. Walt Disney World intended for countries to pay for the construction and maintenance of World Showcase pavilions for a 10-year land lease period.
How many triangles are on the EPCOT ball?
No Small Golf Ball
In theory, there are 11,520 total isosceles triangles forming 3840 points. Some of those triangles are partially or fully nonexistent due to supports and doors; there are actually only 11,324 silvered facets, with 954 partial or full flat triangular panels.