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“Hey, kids! Wanna learn about gravitational physics?”
“Noooo!”
“Hey, kids! Wanna play Angry Birds?”
“Yeeeeah!!!”

Well soon you’ll be able to do both with the release of Angry Birds Space, a new edition of the smash hit mobile game which sends the lovable avian critters into orbit.

Here’s astronaut (and MAKE favorite) Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station for the announcement trailer and a brief physics demo.

I, for one, have a soft spot for orbital game mechanics and look forward to developer Rovio’s take on the genre. And yes, kids, you just might learn something.

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I design games for work and for fun. I recently graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design, and am now employed as a designer at Toys for Bob.

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