PERFORMER Lynne Thigpen
DEBUT 1998

A training officer from WASA appears in several 1998 episodes of Sesame Street (beginning with Episode 3697) to administer the Worm Space Mission to the Moon. She conducts the testing which recruits Slimey and four other worms onto a team of astronauts who will explore space in the wormship Wiggleprise. She also serves as mission controller for the launching of the ship and explains to the residents of Sesame Street what space exploration is all about.