Angry Birds Space launches into app orbit

angry-birds-space-rovio.jpgWasters of time everywhere, rejoice: Angry Birds Space, a brand-new version of the popular mobile game from Rovio, launched Thursday (March 22).

You still get the birds -- with new super powers -- and the egg-stealing pigs, protected by space suits and fortresses on planets, moons and asteroids in this strange new galaxy. But here's the cool twist: Working with the physics of zero gravity while trying to destroy the pigs.

Check out the demo from NASA:



The game includes 60 levels and some pretty stellar graphics -- particularly in the HD version for iPads.