The Ball Point Pen

When NASA started sending astronauts into space they quickly discovered that a ball-point pen would not work in zero gravity.

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To combat this problem, Congress approved a program and NASA scientists spent a decade and over $165 million developing a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, on almost any surface and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to over 300 C.

The Russians used a pencil…

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