Children and parents who visited the DuPont Planetarium Saturday night went on a special trip to outer space with several beloved Sesame Street characters.
USC Aiken’s current schedule of star-studded shows include “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure,” which features Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu, who is visiting Sesame Street from China, as they use their imagination to travel to the moon and back.
The show, the first of three in the DuPont Planetarium’s current schedule since reopening July 10, is currently the most kid-centric as it creates an educational experience with familiar and entertaining characters, said Gary Senn, director of the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center where the DuPont Planetarium is located.
“We are interested in infusing a love for science, technology and mathematics for all ages,” Senn said. “We have purposely selected a variety of titles to include those that are great for younger and older children as…