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Angry Birds In Space (Gallery)

Crowds Gather at Angry Birds Space Exhibit Opening

NASA/Kim Shiflett

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

Angry Birds Space Exhibit Grand Opening Celebration

NASA/Kim Shiflett

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

Don Pettit and Dan Mitchell Greet Visitors

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and Rovio Entertainment Director Dan Mitchell greet visitors near the entrance to the new Angry Birds Space Encounter during the grand opening ceremony. Pettit spent a total of 12 months during two separate missions aboard the International Space Station and introduced Angry Birds Space while floating in zero gravity. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Angry Birds Space Encounter Exhibit Entrance

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, the entrance to the new Angry Birds Space Encounter is seen before the grand opening celebration begins. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Don Pettit at Angry Birds Space Encounter Exhibit Entrance

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, NASA astronaut Don Pettit stands near the entrance to the new Angry Birds Space Encounter during the grand opening ceremony. Pettit spent a total of 12 months during two separate missions aboard the International Space Station and introduced Angry Birds Space while floating in zero gravity. Image was released March 22, 2013.

Angry Birds Space: Red Planet

Rovio Entertainment

In Angry Birds Space: Red Planet, Rovio Entertainment teams up with NASA take the app game to Mars, with a science twist.

Don Pettit and Angry Birds Game Aboard the ISS

NASA

NASA astronaut and International Space Station flight engineer Don Pettit demonstrates microgravity using characters from "Angry Birds."

Angry Birds on Mars

Rovio

Fact meets fantasy in Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds Space: Red Planets as the pesky pigs go to Mars.

Angry Birds Space: Red Planet Gameplay

Rovio Entertainment

A screenshot of gameplay in Angry Birds Space: Red Planet.

'Angry Birds Space' Game Coming Soon

Rovio Mobile

Rovio Mobile has partnered with NASA to launch the next version of its popular strategy puzzle game: Angry Birds Space.

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