There’s a reason you’ll never see rainwater dripping off Spaceship Earth at Epcot.

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The globe at Epcot known as Spaceship Earth. YouTube

The enormous geodesic sphere, which is Epcot’s signature attraction and the first thing most visitors notice as they approach the park’s gates, looks like a nightmare for passers-by during Florida’s notoriously heavy rains and storms.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Spaceship Earth has a concealed drainage system that allows rainwater to flow through and into well-placed gutters before being channeled down via Spaceship Earth’s support legs below Future World and flowing out into World Showcase Lagoon in the park’s rear half..