The future of manned space flight may be uncertain—private, federal, aliens?— but somehow or another, the Angry Birds have vowed to escape Earth's gravity. The beginning of their journey started appropriately enough at the Space Needle in Seattle, where development studio Rovio had a giant version of their rotund redbird tethered to the iconic building.

No word on where the pigs are holed up but I'd guess Canada. They make a lot of bacon up there…

[Photos courtesy of Michael Redd]

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