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Featured Story - Fisher Space Pens

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Fisher Space Pen Fisher Space Pen has been an innovative American writing company since the early 1950s. In 1953, Paul Fisher invented the first “universal refill” which could be used in most ball point pens. However, always eager to discover the next great pen invention, Fisher went on to invent the first pressurized ballpoint refill. The refill was an overnight sensation. Made of a special semisolid ink and then pressurized with nitrogen, Fisher’s pressurized refill was guaranteed to write upside-down, underwater and was dependable in extreme temperatures of hot and cold. However, with the dawn of the NASA space age,...

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Pen Trivia - What date did man first land on the moon?

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Pen Trivia Of course a pen’s primary use is to write. Sometimes, however, they become magical instruments. A Fisher Space pen earned its astronaut wings most famously during the Apollo 11 flight. An arming switch that allowed Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong to lift off from the moon’s surface broke and they used a Fisher Space pen as a substitute lever earning a place in the official mission log and space flight history. Questions: What date did man first land on the moon? . . . . . . . . . . . Answer: July 20, 1969

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International Day of Human Space Flight

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On 12 April, 1961 Yuri Gagarin shot off to space to become the first human to fly to space opening numerous pathways and possibilities for space exploration.To remember the first human spaceflight, the United Nations General Assembly declared the same day 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Fight. The day recognizes cosmic science and technology as crucial contributors to achieve the objectives of sustainable development and improve the welfare of the people. The day also promotes further space exploration but for peaceful purposes, wherein every country and the people benefit from the discoveries made. And yes, we...

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