New video game attraction will teach kids about physics and space.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise including Angry Birds Space, to bring the casual puzzle game to life. The new Angry Birds Space Encounter, set to open at the Visitor Complex at 11 a.m. on March 22, is the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages.
The grand opening of Angry Birds Space Encounter will feature an appearance by NASA astronaut Donald Pettit, Ph.D., who previously announced from the International Space Station that NASA and Rovio would partner on the creation of the Angry Birds Space game.
“This one-of-a-kind experience gives guests an up-close encounter with Angry Birds Space characters in a unique multifaceted adventure featuring Danger Zone, Eggsteroids Slingshot and Red Planet Lazer Challenge,” said Bill Moore, chief operating officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
Angry Birds Space Encounter, which is included in regular Visitor Complex admission, brings to life the space adventures of the Angry Birds as they follow their kidnapped eggs into an inter-galactic wormhole, come face-to-face with Space Pigs and gear up with heroic superpowers. Visitors encounter six interactive stations designed to engage and immerse guests in a new dimension of Angry Birds Space.