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The National Air And Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open today, March 5; all other Smithsonian Washington, D.C.-area museums and the National Zoo will be closed due to inclement weather. The Smithsonian museums in New York will be open today.Skip navigation
Join Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from "Zhima Jie," the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They also journey to Zhima Jie to learn about the similarities in our view of the sky.
Our planet has a history full of exploration and intrigue. Visit the Looking at Earth exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall to see our progression of understanding and the technological advances made in order to gain a bigger picture of the world we live in.
This program is presented at 10:30 am every Friday and Sunday, plus the first Saturday of each month. Complimentary tickets for this program are distributed at the Einstein Planetarium and Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater Box Offices on a first come, first served basis.