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Tennis in space, anyone? Astronauts have a ball during historic match

August 23, 2018 2:15 PM
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Last night (Aug. 21, 2018), the first tennis match in space was projected onto the Unisphere, which stood as the centerpiece for the 1964-1965 World's Fair in Queens, New York. (Chelsea Gohd/Space.com)

NEW YORK — Last night (Aug. 21), astronauts made history by playing the first-ever tennis match in space aboard the International Space Station. The match was projected live onto an enormous globe in Queens, New York, where a crowd of space and tennis enthusiasts gathered to watch the historic eve...

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