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Commemorative Moon Tree Planted During Aerospace Walk of Honor Ceremonies
September 23, 2009
 

Retired NASA astronaut Gordon Fullerton, Smith, Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan and NASA Dryden acting deputy director Gwen Young join McDivitt in wielding shovels at the planting of a commemorative moon tree.Retired NASA astronaut Gordon Fullerton, Lancaster vice-mayor Ron Smith, Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan and NASA Dryden acting deputy director Gwen Young join retired NASA astronaut James McDivitt in wielding shovels at the planting of a commemorative moon tree in front of the Lancaster Performing Arts Center Sept. 19. McDivitt was inducted into the Lancaster Aerospace Walk of Honor and Cernan was featured speaker during ceremonies immediately preceding the planting. The sycamore sapling is a second-generation descendant of sycamore trees that were germinated from seeds that were flown on the Apollo 14 moon mission in 1971. (NASA Photo / Tom Tschida)

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