Day in Tech History

February 6: Alan Shepard Golfs on Moon, Steve Wozniak Leaves Apple

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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February 6: Alan Shepard Golfs on Moon, Steve Wozniak Leaves Apple

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1971 - Moving to the Space side of Geek, Apollo 14 astronaut Alan Shepard hits the first golf ball on the Moon. He used a six-iron attached to a sample collection tool. He hit 2 balls, in which the second would have made Happy Gillmore look bad. Of course, the moon has 1/6 the gravity as the Earth d...