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There are golf balls on the moon and other facts and curiosities

by Carol Iverson

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Curiosities and wonders.

  • About the Edition

    Presents a variety of facts about history, sports, and people.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Carol Iverson ; pictures by Jack Lindstrom.
    SeriesI bet you didn"t know that
    ContributionsLindstrom, Jack, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG243 .I84 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2205195M
    ISBN 100822522756
    LC Control Number89027185
    OCLC/WorldCa20422259

      Golf Ball on the Moon - posted in Astronomy and Space: My girlfriend posted a message titled flags on the moon in which she noted that I do not belive in the moon landing as she does. The responses to that were very interesting, as I have always wondered about hoax believers who say that there were astrnomers during the missions who claimed not to be able .   Like 30 years ago a man named Alan Shepard hit 2 or 3 golfballs on the moon, and he said "Miles and miles and miles" after he hit one of the balls. Im just curious to see that if he actually hit one of the balls hard enough would it have enough speed to break the weak atmosphere and continue on? and if so would the golf ball still be traveling this very day?

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There Are Golf Balls on the Moon: And Other Facts and Curiosities (I Bet You Didn't Know That)Author: Carol Iverson. Alan Shepard, who was one of the few men who had the privilege of walking on the moon kind of misplaced a couple of golf balls on the moon.

As a keen golf player, he fitted a 6 iron head to the handle of a lunar sample collection device and launched two golf balls which are still there today. I found a number of sources online that say that there are three golf balls on the moon, even one on the site: Alan Shepard is the only person to hit a golf ball on the Moon.

During the Apollo 14 mission he fitted an 8 iron head to the handle of a lunar sample collection device and launched three golf balls. Since that air is spread out over the surface of the moon, there simply isn’t enough movement of particles to displace a golf ball.

According to Crotts, there. There Are Golf Balls on the Moon and Other Facts and Curiosities, illustrated by Jack Lindstrom, Lerner Publications (Minneapolis, MN), You Can't Sink in the Dead Sea and Other Facts and Curiosities, illustrated by Jack Lindstrom, Lerner.

There Are Golf Balls on the Moon: And Other Facts and Curiosities (I Bet You Didn't Know That) Nov 1, by Carol Iverson, Jack Lindstrom. There are 18 minutes of total action in a baseball game. The two golf balls Alan Shephard hit on the moon with a six-iron (one that went. Golf is the only sport played on the moon.

On February 6,Alan Shepard hit two golf balls while on the lunar surface. Five-time World Long Drive Champion Jason Zuback (Canada) can drive a golf ball an incredible yards. He also holds the record for the fastest ever golf drive at miles per hour. Up until the mid 19th century, golf.

The golf balls are still on the Moon, but he returned the six-iron to Earth. It’s usually on display at the USGA Museum near Far Hills, New Jersey. There’s also a replica at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

1 The Silicon Disk Of Goodwill Messages. Twelve men have walked on the moon, two each on six different Apollo missions. Alan Shepard is the only person to hit a golf ball on the moon. During the Apollo 14 mission, he fitted an 8 iron head to the handle of a lunar sample collection device and.

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On the one hand, there was the genuine desire to go where no person had gone before, but at the other extreme was the "cabinet of curiosities": collections of whimsical or grotesque creatures.

As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available. and Other Facts and Curiosities (I Bet You Didn't Know That) by Carol Iverson. There are golf balls on the Price: $   Orbital velocity (lower than escape velocity) on surface of the moon is Km/s ( mach) - see calculations below.

Guinness record for a golf ball strike is mph or 97 m/s. We are talking about a factor of 17; since energy/work are proport. Apollo 14 was the third human mission to land on the moon, and the first one since the Apollo 13 mission that experienced a dangerous explosion in space before the crew was returned safely to.

You Can't Sink in the Dead Sea and Other Facts and Curiosities (I Bet Yo Author: Carol Iverson Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group: Ages 11/ Add Add Review: 3. There Are Golf Balls on the Moon: And Other Facts and Curiosities (I Bet Author: Carol Iverson I hope you enjoy the book club with all the things there is to do.

There are hundreds of other items on the moon, too, including a gold olive branch, a falcon feather, a portrait of James Irwin, $2 bills, and a. Also, he didn't use a golf club, but a moon dust scoop. It was a real golf ball, though. Each astronaut on a moon mission was allowed a very small.

There are in fact 2 golf balls on the moon. They were hit there by Allan Shepard on Feb. 6, with a makeshift 6 iron. he sneaked onto the Apollo His first couple of swings were duffs, bu then he launched the next ball yards with one hand and in a space suit.

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