WASA is the Worm Air & Space Agency, the worm equivalent of NASA, located at 25 Wiggle Way Station in the Cape Canaveral Mud Flats.

In a 1998 Sesame Street episode, the agency recruits Slimey for a mission to the moon. [1] Staffed by a training officer & several highly trained worm technicians, they oversee the testing of a team of brave astronauts.

The roster includes Spaghettini from Italy, Squishta from Romania, Legusano from Colombia, Squashimi from Japan, Slogoshki from Poland, other worms from Puerto Rico & Zambia, & Selma Worm, who is actually a chicken dressed as a worm.

Five worms are ultimately chosen as the crew of the Wiggleprise. Their mission is administered from a control center based on Sesame Street, led by Professor Albert Einslime. It is this same crew of worms that can be seen in the recurring Worms in Space sketches.

Einslime & WASA returned to Sesame Street in 2007 to launch Slimey's girlfriend Glo Worm into space. [2] As before, worm technology couldn't sufficiently launch the rocket without some help from a Muppet; in this case the number 0, who saved the day by standing in for the final number of the count down.




  1. Episode 3696.
  2. Episode 4142.

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