Space News
space history and artifacts articles

space history discussion forums

worldwide astronaut appearances

selected space history documents

related space history websites

  collectSPACE: Messages
  Hardware & Flown Items
  Fisher Space Pen: Apollo 11 45th anniversary

Post New Topic  Post A Reply
profile | register | preferences | faq | search

next newest topic | next oldest topic
Author Topic:   Fisher Space Pen: Apollo 11 45th anniversary
Robert Pearlman

Posts: 30714
From: Houston, TX
Registered: Nov 1999

posted 07-11-2014 10:58 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Space pens mark 45th anniversary of first moon landing

Forty-five years ago, a simple pen played a critical, if unplanned role in the return to Earth of the first astronauts to land on the moon. Now there are new pens — space pens, no less — to mark the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

Fisher Space Pen, the company that privately-developed and provided the pressurized ballpoint pens used by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon, has released two collectible pen sets to commemorate the historic July 20, 1969 lunar landing.

Fisher's "Special Edition" and "Limited Edition" 45th Moon Landing Anniversary pens are modeled after the AG-7, the same writing instrument that the Apollo 11 astronauts had onboard the lunar module Eagle when they touched down at Tranquility Base. The pens have engraved designs and come with accessories to distinguish them as anniversary editions of the original model...

All times are CT (US)

next newest topic | next oldest topic

Administrative Options: Close Topic | Archive/Move | Delete Topic
Post New Topic  Post A Reply
Hop to:

Contact Us | The Source for Space History & Artifacts

Copyright 1999-2014 All rights reserved.

Ultimate Bulletin Board 5.47a