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    Ball Point Pens

    When NASA started sending astronauts into space they quickly
    discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity.

    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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    Sad but true, sorta. Well maybe not but still funny and pretty darn close to the truth of how government works.

    https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...ion-nasa-spen/
    Last edited by BigMouth; 02-04-2017 at 10:44 AM.