- Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said on a podcast that he doesn’t believe in the moon landing.
- NASA responded by inviting Curry to their facilities to see moon rocks.
- NASA has landed on the moon six times and is planning another landing in the future.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry caused a stir on Monday when he said he doesn’t believe in the moon landing.
Curry was a guest of The Ringer’s “Winging It” podcast when he asked the other podcasters, Kent Bazemore, Vince Carter, Andre Iguodala, and Annie Finberg if they believed in the moon landing.
In unison, they all said no, with Curry saying, “I don’t think so.” He added that he didn’t want to spread conspiracy theories.
NASA responded on Tuesday by inviting Curry and the Warriors to visit their facilities and see the moon rocks the next time they’re in town.
“We’d love for Mr. Curry to tour the lunar lab at our Johnson Space Center in Houston, perhaps the next time the Warriors are in town to play the Rockets,” Allard Beutel, a NASA spokesman, said. “We have hundreds of pounds of moon rocks stored there and the Apollo mission control. During his visit, he can see firsthand what we did 50 years ago, as well as what we’re doing now to go back to the moon in the coming years, but this time to stay.”
According to The New York Times, NASA has landed on the moon six times, with another mission slated for the future. China and Russia have also landed on the moon, with Israel attempting to become the fourth country sometime in 2019.
Curry’s comments come after other NBA players have also publicly backed conspiracy theories. Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving said several times he believed the Earth is flat before later rescinding his comments and apologizing. Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson once said dinosaurs were pets for giant humans.
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