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Dark Side of the Moon is an obstacle, first used as the third obstacle in the Wipeout Zone of Season 6. It was interchanged with the Space Pod of Doom as the third obstacle throughout the season.

It is a rotating orb. Contestants must circle the planetary ring while avoiding two sweeper bars, climb the ladder to the top, and time their drop down the steep blind slide through the center of the moon and onto the platform. This was a very difficult obstacle and might take at least two attempts to beat. The reason is because while most contestants time it correctly, the speed and momentum were instead the issue.

Only five contestants crossed it on their first attempt:

It was replaced by Hell's Carousel in Season 7.