Sports Played on the Moon

The two golf balls and makeshift javelin are still on the lunar surface for future astronauts to find.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Alan Shepard asked permission to take the shots, and was initially denied. 00:40

  2. Shepard's 6 iron was a custom club made from a collapsable scoop handle with a fitted head made by a local golf pro. 01:28

  3. The first golf shot on the moon was a shank. 02:07

Written by Curiosity Staff June 21, 2015

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