Marshall Space Flight Center Moon Tree

Huntsville, Alabama

[Marshall Moon Tree]

This second generation Moon sycamore was planted on 22 April 1996 at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Shown below are Center Director Dr. Wayne Littles, Deputy Center Director Carolyn Griner and Associate Director for Science Dr. Rick Chappell during the tree planting ceremony.

[Marshall Moon Tree Planting]

The tree was still thriving according to a 2021 report and picture from Marshall.

 Moon Tree Thrives at Marshall Space Flight Center - 21 April 2009
 Moon Trees Stand as Living Testaments to First Voyages to Moon - Marshall Space Flight Center, 4 February 2021
 Moon Tree Home Page

Dr. David R. Williams,
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771

NASA Official: Dr. David R. Williams,
Last Updated: 13 May 2021, DRW