The Epic Struggle Between Birds and Pigs Moves to Space with a NASA Science Twist


The Epic Struggle Between Birds and Pigs Moves to Space with a NASA Science Twist

WASHINGTON — For scarcely 3 years, millions of gamers have used production in a conflict between birds and pigs in a video diversion Angry Birds. In team-work with NASA, Finland-based Rovio Entertainment, creator of a Angry Birds franchise, announced a newest game, “Angry Birds Space,” on Thursday, Mar 8. NASA and Rovio are operative together to learn people about production and space scrutiny by a internationally successful nonplus game.

Game developers have incorporated concepts of tellurian space scrutiny into a new game. From a lightness of space to a sobriety wells of circuitously planets, players use production as they try a several levels of a diversion set both on planets and in microgravity.

“This partnership began with a elementary Twitter sell about birds and pigs in space, and it has grown into a extensive overdo and preparation opportunity,” pronounced David Weaver, associate director for communications during NASA Headquarters in Washington. “Games are fun and entertaining, though they also can be inspirational and informative. This ongoing partnership with Rovio and Angry Birds is an sparkling approach to get people intent with NASA’s missions of scrutiny and discovery, and get students energized about destiny careers in scholarship and technology.”

Aboard a International Space Station, Flight Engineer Don Pettit of NASA combined a video regulating Angry Birds Space to explain how production works in space, including demonstrating trajectories in microgravity by moving an Angry Bird by a space station. The video was shown this week to an assembly during a South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals, an annual gathering of strange music, eccentric films, and rising technologies in Austin, Texas. It is also accessible on NASA’s website during

“We focused on each fact in growth of Angry Birds Space to build a special knowledge for a fans,” pronounced Peter Vesterbacka, arch selling officer and strong eagle of Rovio Entertainment. “I trust we have succeeded good with a game, and we wanted to emanate something as singular around a launch events. NASA has been a ideal partner for a Angry Birds Space program, and we can’t wait to work with them on formulating some-more constrained educational experiences.”

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