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Star Trek: Operation Enterprise is a steel launched roller coaster at Movie Park Germany in Bottrop, Germany. The ride was manufactured by German company Mack Rides and opened to guests on 24 May 2017; however, its official opening ceremony took place on 14 June 2017.[1]

Star Trek: Operation Enterprise
MPG StarTrekOperationEnterprise 1.jpg
Movie Park Germany
Coordinates51°37′20″N 6°58′23″E / 51.622293°N 6.972928°E / 51.622293; 6.972928Coordinates: 51°37′20″N 6°58′23″E / 51.622293°N 6.972928°E / 51.622293; 6.972928
StatusOperating
Soft opening date24 May 2017
Opening date14 June 2017
General statistics
TypeSteel – Launched
ManufacturerMack Rides
Lift/launch systemLSM launch
Height40 m (130 ft)
Length720 m (2,360 ft)
Speed90 km/h (56 mph)
Inversions3
Height restriction130 cm (4 ft 3 in)
Trains5 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.
Star Trek: Operation Enterprise at RCDB
Pictures of Star Trek: Operation Enterprise at RCDB

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CharacteristicsEdit

Ride experienceEdit

Immediately upon leaving the station, the train enters a straight section of track. The track then shifts to the right until it lines up with the launch track, at which point a door in front of the track opens. The train then begins to launch forward and travels part of the way up the first top hat. It then launches backwards along the same launch track before travelling backwards up another twisted section of track. The train then launches forward and travels over the top hat. Following the top hat, the train makes a slight left turn before entering an Immelmann loop immediately followed by a heartline roll. The train then enters a banked turn to the right before entering a tunnel through a building. The train then travels over a series of small hills before making a right turn into the final inversion, a corkscrew. Following the corkscrew, the train enters the final brake run before making a right turn back into the station.[1][2]

ThemeEdit

The ride is themed to the Star Trek: The Next Generation series. The ride features a pre-show that includes several elements such as a 3D mapping effect and various themed rooms. The ride has a musical score provided by Paderborn, Germany-based IMAscore.[1][3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Marden, Duane. "Star Trek: Operation Enterprise  (Movie Park Germany)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Star Trek: Operation Enterprise POV OnRide | Neue Achterbahn 2017 @ Movie Park Germany". YouTube. Parkerlebnis.de - Freizeitpark-Magazin. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Star Trek: Operation Enterprise – Movie Park's new launch coaster is out-of-this-world!". Bloloop. 10 July 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2019.

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