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The Junction boasts 'extraterrestrial' tree

On the west side of the Mississippi State University Junction, across from Dorman Hall by the corner of Creelman Street and Stone Boulevard, a visitor of the moon stands tall and healthy. MSU's Moon Tree Sycamore, planted in 1975, was brought into orbit around the moon by Air Force Colonel and former smoke jumper Stuart Allen Roosa on Apollo 14's flight on Jan. 31, 1971.
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Hunt for missing 'Moon Trees' that grew from seeds taken into space on Apollo 14

They are living, breathing monuments to the early days of space exploration - but nobody knows where they all are.
A former Nasa astronomer has spent the last 15 years trying to track down dozens of 'Moon Trees' which were grown from seeds taken into space on the Apollo 14 vessel in 1971.

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