logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
faclinic, Vermontwhitewolf, zenwindowsboston, protegopooja24, Ellie Radu - CF Editor
57237 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57237 Members
417 Forums
113105 Topics
801832 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Rosie 66 868
Ro Longstreet-Wicca 520
Beetlemess 220
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 137
Nancy Roussy 118
Val FictionWrit/RomanceBk 115
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 69
Jana - Creativity Editor 69
Sandra Investing/HFinance 51
Susan - Meditation Editor 46
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#744943 - 02/06/12 05:08 PM Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today
Mona - Astronomy Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 2155
Loc: United Kingdom
After a moonwalk, Apollo 14 astronaut Alan Shepherd hit two golf balls on the Moon. It was historic rather than classic! The golf club was an improvised one, the head of a six iron on a piece of sampling equipment. It was one-handed and not very graceful with thick gloves and a stiff space suit.
_________________________
Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy

Top

Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit
#744946 - 02/06/12 05:17 PM Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today [Re: Mona - Astronomy]
Ninjahedgewych Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 08/06/10
Posts: 1456
Loc: Portsmouth, England
No wonder he sliced it! (or was it hooked?)
_________________________
Ian - Pagan Editor

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves."

"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. "

Dalai Lama

Top

Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit
#745002 - 02/06/12 08:27 PM Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today [Re: Mona - Astronomy]
Mona - Astronomy Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 2155
Loc: United Kingdom
Here's a short video:

Alan Shepherd hits golf ball on the Moon

We can't see where the ball goes and the video quality isn't good anyhow. From the way he's going at it, looks more likely to be going left than right, in which case, a hook. But I don't even know much about Earth golf, so I'll leave this to the experts!
_________________________
Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy

Top

Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit
#745003 - 02/06/12 08:52 PM Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today [Re: Mona - Astronomy]
Ninjahedgewych Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 08/06/10
Posts: 1456
Loc: Portsmouth, England
Slice or hook it was one of the 'proofs' cited by people who claim the moon landing was faked. People probably related to Penny's boyfriend Zak smile
_________________________
Ian - Pagan Editor

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves."

"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. "

Dalai Lama

Top

Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit
#745006 - 02/06/12 09:52 PM Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today [Re: Ninjahedgewych]
Mona - Astronomy Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 2155
Loc: United Kingdom
Oh, that's a great clip! Can't decide which is the best line in it.
We set our laser on stun. or
What species was that?

I haven't come across the golf shot as a nonlanding-on-the-Moon proof. Let's see, in keeping with the other 'proofs' . . . You can only hit golf balls on Earth --> Shepherd hit a golf ball --> Therefore he wasn't on the Moon, just pretending to be.
_________________________
Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy

Top

Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit
#745065 - 02/07/12 07:32 AM Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today [Re: Mona - Astronomy]
Ninjahedgewych Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 08/06/10
Posts: 1456
Loc: Portsmouth, England
I think it was along the line of lines of "You can only hook/slice a golf ball where there is an atmosphere". They seem to forget the other forced involved, plus the camera angle.
_________________________
Ian - Pagan Editor

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves."

"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. "

Dalai Lama

Top

Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit
#745305 - 02/08/12 02:30 PM Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today [Re: Mona - Astronomy]
Ninjahedgewych Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 08/06/10
Posts: 1456
Loc: Portsmouth, England
Plus the camera lens. Something like 24 inch 'fisheye' lens would make the ball appear to curve when it didn't
_________________________
Ian - Pagan Editor

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves."

"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. "

Dalai Lama

Top

Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Twitter Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Facebook Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to MySpace Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Stumbleupon Add Re: Golf on the moon: 41 years ago today to Reddit


Moderator:  Golf Editor 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Buying Houseplants
by Sue - Houseplants
Houseplants
3 minutes 31 seconds ago
Buying Houseplants Online
by Sue - Houseplants
Houseplants
5 minutes 15 seconds ago
Diagnosing Plant Death
by Sue - Houseplants
Houseplants
10 minutes 2 seconds ago
What Did You Write Today?
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Fiction Writing
Yesterday at 10:53 PM
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
Yesterday at 10:17 PM
I Lost Almost Everything
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
Yesterday at 07:02 PM
Starting a yoga practice
by Pam - Senior Issues
Senior Issues
Yesterday at 05:58 PM
Salvaging a Dry Roast
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Sandwiches
Yesterday at 05:19 PM
Shopping at Walmart Game
by Jana - Creativity Editor
Home Finance
Yesterday at 04:08 PM
Where do you walk?
by SusanC
Walking
Yesterday at 03:37 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Sue - Houseplants), 53 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.