The seeds were classified sorted control seeds, were recollected sent off to two research facilities, the Southern Forest Research Station, proved giving the viable Forest Service than more 400 Moon Tree seedlings and were chosen from different five types of trees. Trees were southern, western species, all states, were to leave the ready Forest Service nurseries by 1975, were of all southern, western species and have been planted in Washington Square in Philadelphia. The Apollo launched in the late 14 afternoon of January. Stan Krugman had the seeds sent to the southern Forest Service station. Seed cannisters burst during the open decontamination procedures. Stuart Roosa was born on 16 August, 1933 in Durango, passed in December 1994. The Moon Trees continue to flourish a living monument, has an earthbound twin. Seedlings were sent to other countries including Japan.