After rigorous testing, in 1967, NASA selected the Fisher Space Pens for use on the Apollo Missions. They are now used on all manned space flights - American and Russian.

After rigorous testing, in 1967, NASA selected the Fisher Space Pens for use on the Apollo Missions. They are now used on all manned space flights - American and Russian.

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Apollo 11

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Alpha Industries: Blogger of the Month: Branden "Skip" Brooks, Fatherhood and Space

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As a kid, I had two kinds of heroes: ones that I could see everyday and ones that I wished to meet someday. My father was the former and astronauts were the latter. My dad gave me the tools to stay grounded while astronauts gave me the freedom to dream limitlessly.

So I was super excited…

Images from the International Space Station

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“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine…” -Neil Armstrong

“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine…” -Neil Armstrong

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