Sports Played on the Moon

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

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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