Angry Birds In Space (Gallery)

Visitors Play Angry Birds Space Encounter at Exhibit

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, visitors try out some of the interactive exhibits inside the Angry Birds Space Encounter after the grand opening ceremony for the new attraction. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Dan Mitchell Helps Child with Giant Angry Birds Slingshot

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, Dan Mitchell, director of location-based entertainment for Rovio Entertainment, helps a child use a giant slingshot to launch a plush Angry Bird character during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Spaceperson and Red Bird Welcome Visitors to Angry Birds Space Encounter

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, the Spaceperson and Red Bird, one of the Angry Bird characters, welcome visitors to the Angry Birds Space Encounter grand opening ceremony. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Don Pettit Launches Plush Angry Bird

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, NASA astronaut Don Pettit uses a giant slingshot to launch a plush Angry Bird character during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. Standing behind Pettit is Red Bird, one of the Angry Bird characters. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Don Pettit Speaks at Angry Birds Space Encounter Exhibit Opening

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, NASA astronaut Don Pettit speaks to visitors during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. Standing behind Pettit, from left, are Dan Mitchell, director of location-based entertainment for Rovio Entertainment, Bill Moore, chief operating officer with the KSC visitor complex and Kelvin Manning, associate deputy director of Kennedy Space Center. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Kelvin Manning Speaks to Visitors at Angry Birds Space Exhibit

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, Kelvin Manning, associate deputy director of Kennedy Space Center, speaks to visitors during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. Standing behind Manning, from left, are Dan Mitchell, director of location-based entertainment for Rovio Entertainment, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and Bill Moore, chief operating officer with the KSC visitor complex. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Kelvin Manning Speaks at Angry Birds Space Exhibit Opening

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, Kelvin Manning, associate deputy director of Kennedy Space Center, speaks to visitors during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Welcoming Visitors to Angry Birds Space Encounter

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, the new Angry Birds Space Encounter was opened to visitors during a grand opening celebration. Helping to open the new attraction, from left, are Spaceperson, Bill Moore, chief operating officer of the KSC visitor complex, Red Bird, one of the Angry Bird characters, NASA astronaut Don Pettit, Dan Mitchell, director of location-based entertainment for Rovio Entertainment and Kelvin Manning, associate deputy director of Kennedy Space Center. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Dan Mitchell Speaks at Angry Birds Space Exhibit Opening

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, Dan Mitchell, director of location-based entertainment for Rovio Entertainment, speaks to visitors during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. Standing behind Mitchell, from left, are Bill Moore, chief operating officer with the KSC visitor complex, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and Kelvin Manning, associate deputy director of Kennedy Space Center. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Dan Mitchell Launches Angry Bird

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, Dan Mitchell, director of location-based entertainment for Rovio Entertainment, uses a giant slingshot to launch a plush Angry Bird character during the grand opening of the new Angry Birds Space Encounter. To Mitchell’s left is NASA astronaut Don Pettit. Image was released March 22, 2013.

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